A notorious commander in Boko Haram sect, Abu Mojahid, was killed by troops in an operation in Alagarno forest, Borno state yesterday April 22nd. Director of Defence Information, Major Gen Chris Olukolade revealed this in a statement released today April 22nd. The statement below..
- “A notorious top terrorists commander, Abu Mojahid, was among the terrorists that died in their encounter with troops in the outskirt of Alagarno on Tuesday morning. The terrorists had staged a daring attack on troops, who were on patrol of the area. Meanwhile, the military operations are continuing in the form of offensive action on identified terrorists in some forest locations.
Aggressive patrols, mopping up as well as cordon and search are also continuing in the other locations in search of weapons and terrorists. Improvised Explosive Devices planted by the terrorists to deter the comprehensive offensive by the advancing troops are also being carefully cleared as troops continue to pursue fleeing ones.