Insecurity: Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram commanders

Insecurity: Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram commanders

- A massive onslaught on Boko Haram terrorism has led to another emphatic victory

- Top Boko Haram commanders have been killed by the Nigerian troop in Lake Chad

- A statement by the defence headquarters also revealed that hideouts of the terrorists were cleared out

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In continuation of its onslaught on terrorism and other sundry crime, the Nigerian troop has recorded another emphatic victory by destroying the hideout of the Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state.

Major General John Enenche, the coordinator of the defence media operation, made this known in a statement released on Thursday, September 24.

Enenche said the successful operation led to the destruction of several 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.

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Top Boko Haram commanders killed by the Nigerian troops in Lake Chad. Credit: Twitter (Defence Headquarters).
Source: UGC

He also stated that top Boko Haram terrorists including Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima and Modu Mainok were eliminated in the clearance process.

The media coordinator also revealed that many people were rescued while instruments belonging to the Boko Haram fighters were destroyed.

Part of the statement read.

"Several top BHT/ISWAP terrorists commanders were killed during the successful operation including Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima, Modu Mainok, Bukar Gana, Abu Summayya, Amir Taam and Amir Kuraish among others.
"The Armed Forces of Nigeria working together with other security agencies are highly committed to ending the insurgency and other security challenges in the country.
"While 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."

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In related news, reported that about four men suspected to be arm suppliers to Boko Haram terrorists were killed by operatives of the Niger Republic army.

The suspected terrorists, who were said to be Libyans, were busted and annihilated on Sunday, August 9, on their way to northeast Nigeria.

According to a report in The Guardian, Nigerien forces intercepted the arms suppliers before reaching the border that leads to Nigeria.

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