Jets join offensive in northeast Nigeria, opinion split

By Imma Ande YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria sent fighter jets in support of troops fighting increasingly powerful Islamist insurgents in its northeast on Thursday, the second day of a military offensive that has divided opinion over how best to tackle the rebellion. A Reuters reporter saw two Alpha jets land in the city of Yola, in Adamawa state, one of three over which President Goodluck ...
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Added May 16, 2013
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