Six top Boko Haram commanders were killed in the Northeast during a bombardment of their hideouts by the Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Nigeria Airforce.
A statement released by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, Director Army Public Relations revealed that the Boko Haram commanders were killed in their hideouts.
”The key Boko Haram terrorists (Ameers) neutralized within the week during the joint artillery and Nigerian Air Force air bombardments include; Abu Dujana, Man Tahiru (Deputy to Boko Haram terrorists group Hisba leader), Man Chari, Malam Abdullahi (left) Abu Sa’ad (Right) and Goni Bamanga.”
Read the army statement on the killing of the Boko Haam commanders below:
NIGERIAN ARMY ARTILLERY BOMBARDMENTS AND NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AIR INTERDICTIONS NEUTRALIZE TOP BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS COMMANDERS
Based on received information about the location of some suspected top Boko Haram terrorists’ leaders, the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force have been carrying out heavy artillery bombardments and air interdictions on registered targets that have killed a large number of Boko Haram terrorists including some of the group’s key leaders.
The Nigerian Army artillery using Multi-Barrel Rocket Launchers has lobbed many rockets over the suspected location the terrorists’ leaders are hiding. Video clips obtained on battle damage assessment shows clear success of the exercise. More details of successes achieved will be made available as the operation continues.
The key Boko Haram terrorists Ameers neutralized within the week during the joint Artillery and Nigerian Air Force air bombardments include; Abu Dujana, Man Tahiru (Deputy to Boko Haram terrorists group Hisba leader), Man Chari, Malam Abdullahi (left) Abu Sa’ad (Right) and Goni Bamanga.
The Nigerian military would continue with the concerted onslaught on the reported Boko Haram terrorists’ location till they have been eliminated.
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman
Director Army Public Relations