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BREAKING: Nigerian Army gun down 2 Boko Haram Commanders [PHOTOS]

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The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said it killed two “key” Boko Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) Commanders during its operations across Nigeria’s northeast region between 8th to 22nd September 2022.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the Defence Headquarters made this disclosure during a press briefing held at its headquarters in Abuja.

Army personnel at the press briefing

According to a statement by Major General Musa Danmadami, the Director, Defence Media Operations, both top terrorists were eliminated in Borno State.

“Troops of Operation HADIN KAI theatre of operation have sustained aggressive operations to deny terrorists further freedom of action,” the statement by Maj-Gen Danmadami reads in part.

“In furtherance to this, troops conducted fighting patrols, ambushes and clearance operations at communities, villages and towns in Kukawa, Monguno, Kaga, Dikwa, Biu, Damboa, Gwoza, Mafa, Konguda, Bama and Guzamala Local Government Areas all in Borno State.

“Of significant was the neutralization of two key Boko Haram Terrorists/Islamic State of West Africa Province commander on the 12th and 15th September 2022 identified as Abu Asiya and Abu Ubaida (A Qaid) at Parisu and Sheruri general area in Sambisa forest respectively.”

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