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Troops Take Out Top Boko Haram Commanders In Lake Chad

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have killed several top commanders and fighters of the Boko Haram terrorists group close to Lake Chad in Kukawa LGA, Borno.

Naija News reports that this was disclosed by the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Enenche said that the troops attached to Operation Lafiya Dole destroyed several camps used by the terrorists located at Tunbun Gini, Tunbun Nbororo, Tunbun Kayoma, Tunbun Kaza, and Tunbun Fulani during the operation.

According to the army general, some of the top Boko Haram/ISWAP commanders killed during the operation were- Abu Usman, Alhaji Shettima, Modu Mainok, Bukar Gana, Abu Summayya, Amir Taam, and Amir Kuraish.

He said the Armed Forces of Nigeria in collaboration with other security agencies were committed to ending terrorism 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 timely and credible information that will assist them in the conduct of their operations,” he said.

Source: Naija News

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