The Nigerian army says Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has been fatally wounded on his shoulder in an air bombardment by the Nigerian Air Force.
The airstrike was carried out on August 19, while the terrorists were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombale general area within Sambisa forest, Borno State.
Colonel Sani Usman, acting Director, Army Public Relations on Tuesday, said that three other Boko Haram terrorists were confirmed dead in the attack.
They were identified as Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman.
He said the raid took place while the terrorists were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombale general area within Sambisa Forest. “Several other terrorists were also wounded,” he added.