Sambisa forest under attack by armed forces

The Reuters News Agency is reporting that the Nigerian Armed forces backed by warplanes are attacking the infamous Boko Haram stronghold of the Sambisa forest. It is believed that when Boko Haram kidnapped the Chibok schoolgirls it was to the forest they fled.

The Presidents of Chad and Cameroon have indicated their willingness to also move into the forst from their respective territories if requested.

Reuters report on Sambisa forest attack.