August 24, 2016

Nigeria Airforce fighter jets kill Boko Haram Leaders in air raid

The Nigerian Air Force has killed an undisclosed number of Boko Haram leaders during a raid on the dreaded Sambisa Forest hideout of the insurgents.

Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Tuesday that the leader of the group, Abubakar Shekau was seriously wounded on his shoulders during the raid.

Usman, who listed the killed Boko Haram leaders to include Abubakar Mubi, Mallam Nuhu and Mallam Hamman, amongst others, added that several others were wounded.
He said fighter pilots of the NAF carried out the raid on August 19, 2016 when the insurgents were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombale general area within the Sambisa Forest, Borno State.

Usman said, “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, August 19, 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, Mallam Nuhu and Mallam 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.”

7 comments:

samaila sulaiman said...

Nice one

SPACO said...

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ats three said...

Good news! We shall attain victory at last.

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

That's good. Welldone NAF

Hassan Aderemi said...

Kudos to our gallant soldiers.

eniola lawal said...

They should confirm oo

inumidun said...

Gud 2 knw..