Airstrikes kill 5 top Boko Haram commanders in Nigeria
Military conducts airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts in northeastern Borno state
By Rafiu Ajakaye
Nigerian military claimed to have killed five top commanders of Boko Haram militant group in the country’s northeast.
According to military spokesman Sani Usman, the security forces conducted airstrikes on suspected militant hideouts in Borno state Wednesday, leaving the militant commanders dead.
The commanders killed in the offensive included Abu Dujana; Man Tahiru, deputy to Boko Haram terrorist group
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In another statement issued earlier on Wednesday,
“A total of 82 BHT (Boko Haram terrorists) were killed in combat, 630 settlements were cleared while 468 persons were rescued and handed over to various IDP camps within the period under review,” Ibrahim Attahiru, a major general, said.
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