Nigerian Army names 11 Terrorist Commanders killed by Soldiers (see list)

Nigerian Army names 11 Terrorist Commanders killed by Soldiers (see list)

The Defence headquarters on Thursday named eleven (11) notorious and wanted terrorists Commanders killed by troops of the armed forces of Nigeria between January and March this year including the ISIS Commander for the Sahel/ISWAP in the North East.

Director of Defence Media Operations, Major General Edward Buba who made this known gave the names of the terrorist’s commanders killed as Abu Bilal Minuki (aka Abubakar Mainok) – Head of Is-Al Furqan Province (ISGS and ISWAP) and Haruna Isiya Boderi.

“Boderi is a notorious terrorist who operated along Birnin Gwari Forest in Kaduna State as well as the Abuja Kaduna Highway.

“He was killed by troops in 21 Feb 2024. Other terrorist’s commanders killed include, Kachallah Damina (Neutralised in March 2024, by troops.

“He was neutralised (alongside over 50 combatants). More commanders killed are Kachallah Alhaji Dayi, Kachallah Idi (Namaidaro), Kachallah Kabiru (Doka), Kachallah Azarailu (Farin-Ruwa). “Kachallah Balejo, Kachallah Ubangida, and Alhaji Baldu among several others.

“The above was achieved through synchronized strikes between the ground and air forces on terrorist enclaves.

Gen Buba said, “For instance, immediately upon acquisition of vital targets, fighter jets are scrambled to carry out major bombarding raids on significant terrorist enclaves.

“Troops equally conducted ambushes, raids, fighting patrols and offensive against the terrorist.

He continued, “The armed forces is fighting a vicious enemy in the ongoing operations across the country.

” Nevertheless, the military is ready, prepared, equipped and focused on what to do with these terrorist and their cohorts.

“Surely, we have been collecting intelligence, hunting them and striking them where they may be hiding and hibernating.

“Our aim is to kill this terrorist and the infrastructure that supports them.

*Accordingly, we have employed significant firepower to neutralize several terrorists and disrupt their activities.”

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