The Nigerian troops neutralised some Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists on Tuesday in a coordinated assault.
The operation which also destroyed four gun trucks was carried out in Gubio, Borno State.
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) plane shelled the terrorists’ motorcade while officers and men on foot pursued those who fled.
Ground troops at Gubio were battling the insurgents when the Alpha jet, on a different mission, was instructed to proceed to assist.
Sophisticated guns, ammunition, fragmental jackets, jerry cans, Indian hemp, sexual enhancement pills and a handbook on how to make bombs were recovered.
Similarly, after the sighting of terrorists within Sambisa along the Parisu – Njimiya axis, another military jet carried out multiple airstrikes.
NAF spokesperson, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet said the air raids were successful.
Theatre Commander, Major General Christopher Musa has commended the troops for their gallantry.