Nigerian Air Force Claims Airstrike on Boko Haram Gathering Caused Significant Casualties

The Nigerian Air Force released footage on Saturday, October 21, that it said shows an airstrike in Borno State on a gathering of Boko Haram militants that caused a fire resulting in significant casualties to the group.

The airstrike was carried out on Thursday as part of the air force’s “Lafiya Dole” operation targeting Boko Haram, and was carried out by a single Alpha Jet aircraft after intelligence reports said a major gathering of the group was taking place. Credit: Nigerian Air Force via Storyful