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MNJTF kills Boko Haram commander, 15 fighters

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•Apprehends woman suspect

Senator Iroegbu 


The troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have over the weekend embarked on clearance operation in Kerenoa and adjourning areas, killing Boko Haram terrorist commander and 15 of their fighters.


This is in continuation of its offensive operations codenamed “Operation Yancin Tafki”, aimed at making islands and other settlements in Lake Chad untenable for Boko Haram Terrorists.


The Chief of Military Public Information of MNJTF in N’Djamena – Chad, Col.Timothy Antigha, in a statement on Sunday, said contact lwas made with Boko Haram Terrorists at Andakar Camp.


“In the ensuing fire fight, Malloum Moussa; Boko Haram Commander, along with 15 of his men were neutralized. Five Gun Trucks were also destroyed. A woman whose relationship with the terrorists is yet to be determined was apprehended,” Antigha stated.


He said that information gathered has revealed that Malloum Moussa who had one eye was a high ranking Boko Haram Commander who had jurisdiction in the entire southern islands, including Daban Masara, Kirta Wulgo and Koleram. 


According to him, Moussa was notorious for imposing hefty levies on farmers, fishermen and cattle herders to fund Boko Haram terrorism and Insurgency in the locality.


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