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Nigerian Troops Kill over 7 Top Boko Haram Commanders in Lake Chad

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

Troops of Army Super Camp Malumfatori at the Lake Chad Basin have killed atleast 7 top commanders of the Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists sect, after a clearance operation.

The operation also led to the destruction of several identified terrorists’ camps and hideouts located at Tunbun Gini, Tunbun Nbororo, Tunbun Kayoma, Tunbun Kaza, Tunbun Fulani at the fringes of Lake Chad in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State.

This was contained in a statement issued by John Enenche, Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), on Thursday.

According to the statement, the terrorists commanders killed during the operation includes; Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima, Modu Mainok, Bukar Gana, Abu Summayya, Amir Taam and Amir Kuraish among others.

The statement conveyed the assurances of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to ending the insurgency and other security challenges in the country.

“The good people of the North East are once again assured of troop’s commitment to the safety of lives and property within the zone, they are also encouraged to continue to avail the troops with timely and credible information that will assist them in the conduct of their operations”, the statement read.


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