According to a de-classified video of the operation made available to The Nation by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, the attacks were carried out at Kadara, Ngoshe and Kangarwa. The Air Force has continued its offensive in Borno, attacking several Boko Haram locations in Northern Borno, killing insurgents and providing cover for troops.
Active in the operations were Alpha Jets, many of which were weaponised by local technicians before being deployed.
According to Famuyiwa, on November 16, an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft reported a gathering of insurgents under a tree at Kadari.
An Alpha Jet was called in to strafe the location, thus killing some insurgents.
Also, on November 18, fighter jets carried out coordinated air strikes against Boko Haram locations at Ngoshe. The strike, carried out by a 3-ship formation of Alpha Jets against five selected terrorist targets, was part of OPERATION RESCUE FINALE by the Army.
In Ngoshe, the Alpha jets hit their targets five times while a similar air strike was conducted on another terrorits location near Kangarwa, on November 19.
In Kangarwa, based on ISR aircraft request, an Alpha Jet was scrambled for air interdiction at a location close to Kangarwa. The area was strafed with cannon at least twice.
On the same day, the Air Force provided ISR cover for ground forces advancing from Ngoshe to Pulka.