Gunmen Attack Police Station; Airstrikes Launched Against Militants
By Harold Hutchison
Islamist gunmen attacked a bank and a police station in the northwestern part of Nigeria. The attacks occurred across the country from the strongholds of Boko Haram, in the northeastern part of the country.
The Nigerian government launches air strikes against Boko Haram’s camps, killing a number of insurgents. According to a report by VOA News, a number of other camps have been taken over. Boko Haram had also carried out a number of attacks, including one that killed 50 people in Bama.