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Is Abukakar Shekau finally dead? Army says he was fatally wounded on Friday

An air raid on Friday, August 19, in the village of Taye inside Sambisa forest in BORNO fatally wounded leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, in the shoulder.

A statement on Tuesday, August 23, by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Army spokesman confirmed the raid and injury, but the terrorists are yet to respond to the claims.
With a $50 million on his head, Shekau has been reported dead on a few occasions, only for him to reappear in videos issuing more threats.
Killing over 20,000 since 2009, Boko Haram has displaced over 2.5 million people, with the abduction of Chibok girls on April 2014 a constant source of concern across the world.



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