Airforce Alpha Jet deployed to fight Boko Haram in Borno state went missing

One of the jet of the Nigeria Air force deployed to support the effort of fighting Boko Haram in Borno state have gone missing.

The airforce alpha jet which was on an interdiction mission as part of the mission to counterinsurgency ravaging the Northeast part of the country and to add to effort of the ground troops

The statement released read as

“The loss of radar contact occurred at about 5:08 pm on 31 March 2021,” according to Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the air force’s director of public relations and information.

“Details of the whereabout of the aircraft or likely cause of contact loss are still sketchy but will be relayed to the general public as soon as they become clear.”

Meanwhile, search and rescue mission have been activated to know the whereabouts of the jet

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