- Says Niger Delta Avengers killed 4 Soldiers in Bayelsa
Nigerian Army yesterday confirmed that the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet has blasted Sambisa forest and the so-called ‘Abubakar Shekau’ is wounded.
Acting director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman confirmed the development in a statement.
Also, Authorities of the Niger Delta Military Task Force known as Operation Delta Safe (ODS) has confirmed that the three arrested killers of four soldiers at a security post in Nembe-Ogbolomabiri Community in Nembe Local Government area of Bayelsa State are members of the Niger Delta Avengers terrorists.
Col. Usman’s statement read: “In what one could describe as the most unprecedented and spectacular air raid, we have just confirmed that as a result of the interdiction efforts of the Nigerian Air Force, some key leaders of the Boko Haram terrorists have been killed while others were fatally wounded.
“The air interdiction took place last week Friday 19th August 2016, while the terrorists were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombale general area within Sambisa forest, Borno State.
“Those Boko Haram terrorists commanders confirmed dead include Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman, amongst others. While their leader, so called ‘Abubakar Shekau’ is believed to be fatally wounded on his shoulders. Several other terrorists were also wounded,” Usman said.