Boko Haram factional leader ‘sustains fatal injury’ from troops’ bombardment


Artillery and aerial bombardments of terrorists’ enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has inflicted fatal injury on a factional leader of Boko Haram, Mamman Nur.

According to a statement issued on Friday by the Deputy Director Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, this happened while
Nur and his sub commanders fled from the onslaught.

The statement reads, “Currently an evaluation report of the ongoing operation indicates that a major factional leader of the terrorists group, Mamman Nur has been fatally injured in the bombardment as he and his sub commanders fled from the onslaught.

“Several of his foot soldiers have also been killed by troops, while many of the insurgents who escaped are now surrendering to Republic of Niger Defence Forces, following the Amnesty granted the insurgents by the Government of Niger Republic.”

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