Nigerian forces bomb Islamist camps

May 17, 2013 14:00

LAGOS- Nigerian forces used jets and attack helicopters to bombard Islamist camps in the northeast on Friday, killing a number of insurgents, the defence headquarters spokesman said.

Brigadier-General Chris Olukolade told Reuters by telephone several camps had been attacked, including the Sambisa game reserve, but the exact number of insurgents killed had not yet been determined.

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