Posted by News Express | 23 August 2016 | 3,696 times
Key leaders of Boko Haram terrorist group have been killed while others were fatally wounded, among them a man believed to be the group’s factional leader Abubakar Shekau.
Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, broke the news in a statement issued in the wee hours of this morning. He said: “In what one could described as the most unprecedented and spectacular air raid, we have just confirmed that as a result of the interdiction efforts of the Nigerian Air Force, some key leaders of the Boko Haram terrorists have been killed while others were fatally wounded.
“The air interdiction took place last week Friday 19th August 2016, while the terrorists were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombale general area within Sambisa forest, Borno State.
“Those Boko Haram terrorists commanders confirmed dead include Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman, amongst others. While their leader, so called “Abubakar Shekau”, is believed to be fatally wounded on his shoulders. Several other terrorists were also wounded.”
•Photo shows Abubakar Shekau and four aides
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