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Boko Haram Factional Leader ‘Fatally Injured’, Several Terrorists Killed – Military

The Nigerian Military says a major factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group has been ‘fatally injured’ in the ongoing onslaught against the insurgents in the North East. This was confirmed in a statement issued on Friday by the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu.

According to the statement, the feat was made by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole in the ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram enclaves in the Lake Chad region.

“Currently an evaluation report of the ongoing operation indicates that a major factional leader of the terrorist 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,” the military said.

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