Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau fatally wounded in air force raid, claims Nigerian Army
'Nigerian Army troops kills 3 armed kidnappers and kidnappers camps destroyed in #Bauchi',' the army posted on the official Twitter account.? Photograph: (AFP)
In a post on microblogging site Twitter, the Nigerian Army in its offiical account, said: 'Nigerian Army troops kills 3 armed kidnappers and kidnappers camps destroyed in #Bauchi'.
The Nigerian Army said the leader of the militant Islamist Shekau was 'fatally wounded' in raids carried out by the country's air force.
BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE RAID KILLS BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS COMMANDERS... “ABUBAKAR SHEKAU” FATALLY WOUNDED!— Nigerian Army (@HQNigerianArmy) August 23, 2016