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JUST IN: Nigerian Army kill Notorious Boko Haram Commander, Abu Illiya [PHOTO]

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Hadin Kai in collaboration with the Civilian Joint Task Force have neutralised a notorious Boko haram Commander, Abu illiya.

Illiya and 31 other terrorists were killed in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

According to Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency expert, the terrorists were killed during intelligence-led aggressive fighting patrols in Boko Haram hideouts in Kayamari, Habasha, and Yuwe villages, revealing that troops made contact with the terrorists during a counter-offensive patrol in Yuwe, resulting in a heavy gun battle.

The terrorists abandoned their properties and weapons with at least 50 bicycles recovered during the raid.

The army also revealed this via their verified Twitter page on Sunday afternoon, describing the development as an additional victory over the terrorists.

“…during a successful ambush operation in the early hours of Saturday 28 January 2023, around Yuwe village in Konduga LGA of Borno state.

“The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has commended troops for their professionalism, tenacious commitment and fighting spirit in prosecuting the war against terrorism and insurgency in North Eastern Nigeria,” the army tweeted.

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2 Comments

  1. More courage to you guyz, we know your capability and what you can do and given the right equipment who are they before you Boko haram or Iswap. Thank you for a great job.

  2. HE WHO KILLS WILL THE SWORD WILL DIE BU THE SWORD. PEACE IS CHEAPER THAN WAR PR VIOLENCE. SO MAN’S WAYS ARE SENSELESS. GOD’S WAYS ARE WISDOM. UF TERRORIST AND EVEN GOVERNMENT CAN PURSUE PEACE, THEY WILL SAVE MONEY TO DO THINGS FOR THE POPULACE.

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