The Nigerian Army has shared pictures of high ranking Boko Haram terrorists killed by soldiers during aerial bombardment on their hideout.
The pictures were shared by army spokesperson, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman on Saturday, September 9.
He wrote: "Please recall that in our release of Tuesday 4th September 2017, we informed you that some senior Boko Haram terrorists commanders were neutralized last week Friday, 1st September 2017, during aerial bombardment on their hideout.
Below are the photographs of the neutralized Ameers, Abubakar Benishek, Modu Bako and Audu Kubuiri, for your kind information."
NAIJ.com had reported that Nigerian troops battling Boko Haram in the north-eastern state of Borno have reportedly recorded a major success against the terrorist group.
Brigadier General Usman confirmed that the terrorists were neutralized after they ran into a military ambush.
“The troops of Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) 21, on operation LAFIYA DOLE, deployed within the 21 Brigade Nigerian Army Area of Operations, at the early hours of today, Monday 4th September 2017, laid a successful ambush on suspected Boko Haram terrorists crossing point along Firgi- Banki Junction road, Borno state.”