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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)

WION Bauchi, Nigeria Aug 23, 2016, 05.20 AM (IST)
Boko Haram's shadowy leader Abubakar Shekau, who recently appeared in a video vowing to continue the fight against Nigeria, has been killed in air force raid, Nigerian Army claimed today. 

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.
(WION) 
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