09/26/2020

August 11, 2020 Nigerian Air Force launched an airstrike against a Boko Haram

August 11, 2020 Nigerian Air Force launched an airstrike against a Boko Haram

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The Nigerian Ministry of Defense announced that on August 11, the Nigerian Air Force launched an airstrike against a Boko Haram warehouse near the city of Gulumba in Borno State in the north of the country. Representatives of the military department reported on the destruction of the structure and the elimination of several militants.

The Islamic State in West Africa or the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (abbreviated ISWA or ISWAP) formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād (Arabic: جماعة أهل السنة للدعوة والجهاد‎, “Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad”) and commonly known as Boko Haram,is a jihadist terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria, also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon.