Nigeria Military Launches ‘Operation’ Against Boko Haram

August 25, 2014 8:59 PM

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Nigeria Military Launches ‘Operation’ Against Boko Haram

Nigeria’s military spokesman says the national army launched an “operation” against the violent Islamist militant group Boko Haram in Gwoza, a town in the country’s northwest the militants claimed they captured.

Major General Chris Olukolade also said senior military officials are in close contact with their counterparts in Cameroon after some Nigerian soldiers battling Boko Haram militants “found themselves” in the neighboring country’s territory.

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