Abuja - Indications emerge that the Multi National Joint Task Force may have killed a very high ranking member of the Boko Haram sect in the ongoing military operation in the North-East, Punch reports.
The commander whose identity was not revealed was killed in one of the joint raids carried out by Nigerian soldiers and their counterparts from Chad, Niger and Cameroon.
It was stated that the late commander was one of the top officers to the founder of the Boko Haram sect, Muhammad Yusuf.
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The Boko Haram commander was said to have been killed during the battle of Malamfatori.
Some of the towns liberated by the soldiers of the Multi National Joint Task Force from Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon are Gamboru-Ngala, Malamfatori, Abadam, Kirawa and Ashigashiya and Michika.
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