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MNUTF kills seven ISWAP commanders in Lake Chad

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 Ndah Marawa – Maiduguri

Troops of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and Operation Lafiya Dole have killed seven key commanders of the Islamic State’s West African Province  (ISWAP) during aerial bombardments of suspected terrorists’ hideouts at the Tumbus area of Lake Chad region.
The key commanders killed during the aerial bombardment were Abba Mainok, Bukar Dunokaube, Abu kololo, Abor Kime, Mann Chari, Dawoud Abdoulaye, and Abu Hamza.

The  Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement. on Friday.

He said “Reliable information coming out from the inner circles of the demented and criminal group’s enclave escaping to Sudan and the Central African Republic,  indicates that at least no fewer than seven of their key commanders have been killed by the superior forces of the MNJTF.
“The neutralized commanders are said to be Abba Mainok, Bukar Dunokaube, Abu kololo, Abor Kime (said to be of Arab origin – likely their ISIS trainer),
Mann Chari, Dawoud Abdoulaye (from Mali) and Abu Hamza.
“All these were said to be commanders of various Tumbus controlling fighters before they were decisively dealt with in the military bombardment.
“Although these names may not be real and may likely be nicknames. Nonetheless, it is an unprecedented feat to our quest of clearing the remnants of these criminals in the area.
“Consequently, efforts are ongoing to get more information on their true identities.
“The Chief of Army StafF,  Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai had through the Theatre Commander of Multinational Joint Task Force and the Commander, Operation  LAFIYA DOLE commended the troops for these great efforts and enjoined them to do more..”

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