A factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group has been wounded by troops of the Nigerian Army Command in Maiduguri.
The factional leader, Mamman Nur, was seriously wounded during artillery and aerial operations in the Lake Chad region.
Deputy Director, Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, said Mamman Nur was wounded with several of his sub commanders killed.
The wounded managed to flee the scene, Nwachukwu said. He added that other insurgents had given up and surrendered to the forces of Niger Republic.
He said: “Ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have continued to yield positive results.
Source: Naija News