Boko Haram Leader,Shekau “May Have Died” ,Says JTF

Boko_Haram_leader__Abubakar_Shekau_916127537_288923525Military authorities in state have said that Abubakar Shekau ,leader of the Boko Haram sect may have been killed.A statement by Col. Sagir Musa ,spokesman of the Joint Task Force said “Abubakar Shekau, the most dreaded and wanted Boko Haram Terrorists leader may have died”.
According to the JTF statement, intelligence reports indicate Shekau “died of gunshot wound received in an encounter with the JTF troops in one of camps at Sambisa Forest on June 2013.”
BBC quotes Col Musa saying “Shekau was mortally wounded in the encounter and was sneaked into Amitchide – a border community in Cameroon for treatment..”
The statement which therefore called on the sect members to lays down arms also added that “It is greatly believed that Shekau might have died between 25 July to 3 August, 2013. was to have masterminded the kidnap of the seven French citizens and that of the elder statesman Alhaji (Dr) Shettima Ali Monguno in addition to many murders of Islamic clerics in Northern Nigeria.
was also for bombings of many places of worship and public buildings including Police and United Nations Headquarters in Abuja,”

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