Nigerian planes bomb Boko Haram camps, military says

February 20, 2015 3:28 AM

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N'Djamena: Nigerian warplanes have bombed training camps and equipment belonging to Islamist group Boko Haram in the north-east's Sambisa forest, the military said, adding momentum to an assault meant to crush the rebels also involving neighbours Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

"The death of a large number of terrorists has been recorded while many others are also scampering all over the forest," defence spokesman Major-General Chris Olukolade said on Thursday, later adding that an attack was under way on parts of Gwoza, the town where Boko Haram first declared an Islamic ...

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