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Boko Haram factional leader injured in troops bombardment

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Ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments of Boko Haram enclaves in the Lake Chad region by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has continued to yield positive results. According to a statement by Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director, Public Relations, Theatre Command, Operation Lafiya Dole, 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.

The statement said further that several of Nur’s 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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