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Nigerian Military Kills Boko Haram Commander, Usamah in Borno

The Military has stated that among the leading Commanders on the Boko Haram terror team, Abu Usamah, continues to be murdered by soldiers within Gorgi, Damboa Local Government Part of Borno State.

Usamah based on a declaration through the Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, was with the terrorists murdered by soldiers on the Operation Lafiya Dole throughout a subsidiary Operation referred to as Ayiso Tamonuma.

He stated which the late terrorist died of gunshot wounds, possessing sustained gunshot wounds while in the encounter with soldiers.

Based on the declaration, "it will be recalled this on twenty two March 2020, soldiers of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, while doing a specific clearance functioning inside a subsidiary Operation known as Operation AYISO TAMONUMA, decimated a few crucial Boko Haram components within an encounter at giving Gorgi found Damboa LGA of Borno State.

"In the previous Press Briefing of ours, we described more than hundred Boko Haram insurgents counteracted while scores of these escaped with gunshot wounds.

It was along with a number of products casualty endured with the Boko Haram insurgents.

"As an update to this article, it's gratifying to be aware this, personal correspondence intercept established by correct intelligence disclosed that a high Boko Haram Commander, *ABU USAMAH* was with the Boko Haram insurgents murdered in the course of this encounter.

"He had previously suffered fatal gunshot wounds within the firefight which ensued throughout the encounter ahead of his feet soldiers hurriedly evacuated him as well as withdrew. Nevertheless, Abu Usamah died within the progression.

"His demise does not have any question developed a consequential vacuum within the Boko Haram leadership especially while the gallant soldiers stay resilient as well as carry on and rout the criminal components from the final enclaves of theirs within the North East".

The declaration included that, "In an additional improvement, soldiers of 159 Task Force Battalion, Operation LAFIYA DOLE used within Forward Operating Base Kanama, Yunusari LGA of Yobe State, neutralized scores on the Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State's West Africa Province insurgents that attempted to infiltrate the area of theirs on twenty seven March 2020.

"The terrorists had been seriously decimated by the gallant Ground troops of ours supported with the Air Element of Operation LAFIYA DOLE. They withdrew around disarray that costs less than better fire strength plus had been consequently crushed by very own soldiers.

"Furthermore, throughout the encounter a few terrorists had been neutralised while a single Gun Truck along with different arms & ammunition had been taken with the soldiers. These include; a single DSHK Gun, two AK forty seven Rifles, two AK forty seven Rifle publications, 1 Rocket Propelled Grenade bomb, 273 rounds of Anti Aircraft Gun ammunition, hundred one rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, fifteen jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit along with a Boko Haram Terrorists flag.

"Meanwhile, the Military High Command has congratulated the gallant soldiers to aid their dedication, courage, and resilience to the noble root cause of protecting the fatherland of ours from the criminal components. These were likewise enjoined to still be relentless and steadfast from the adversaries of the nation" of ours.



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