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Regional News of Monday, 8 August 2022


Bloodthirsty boko haram commander, Alhaji Modu killed in Borno

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Boko Haram leader, Alhaji Modu who is popularly known as “Bem Bem” was killed alongside 27 other terrorists by troops of the Operation Hadin Kai Air Task Force ATF, in Borno State.

Modu is reported to be a known drug baron and armed robber before he joined the terror group.

The terrorists were killed during a military airstrike around Mandara mountains in Gwoza Local Government Area of the State.

Modu is reported to have masterminded the displacement of Bama town in 2014, killing hundreds of innocent citizens before declaring it a Boko Haram caliphate.

While confirming the report, military sources disclosed that the operation was coordinated following credible intelligence reports which revealed that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters had converged in large numbers in the area in readiness to launch fresh attack in some areas.

The now deceased terrorists’ leader, according to reports, was under the supervision of Ali Ngoshe, a top Boko Haram leader and together they hibernate inside the caves in Mandara mountain from where they coordinate attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, and the Niger Republic.


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