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Two Boko Haram commanders killed in Borno

The Nigeria Army on Sunday said its troops have killed two Boko Haram commanders and reclaimed some communities in Borno State.
The army disclosed this in a statement on its official Twitter handle on Sunday.
The statement identified the Boko Haram commanders as: Abu Rajal and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.
The tweet reads, “Recall that troops of 25 Task Force Brigade, Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade, Damboa, embarked on Joint Clearance Operations from Gumsuri to Gambori in Borno on Nov. 9, 2018; they successfully cleared and liberated some villages.
“Reports just reaching Nigerian Army Headquarters, confirmed that two high profile Boko Haram terrorists’ commanders named Abu Rajal and Tuja Sa’inna Banki were killed during the clearance operations.
“The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, commended the gallant troops and urged them to carry out further incursions and clearance operations to ensure that the remnants of the insurgents were completely wiped out,” it tweeted.

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