ISIS Africa has die Assassination of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau confirmed who allegedly himself in die Blown when he was arrested by another extremist group last May.
In addition, a message published by the Nigerian website “Ham Angel” revealed that the IS leader in the West African state of Abu Musab al-Barnawi die Assassination of Shekau, whom he described as the leader of disobedience and corruption, confirmed.
Usually he criticized die Organization of IS in so-called “West Africa”, the leader of the Boko Haram movement for attacks on civilians, there die Terrorist movement led by Shekau began indiscriminately murdering civilians and using civilians and women in suicide attacks.
A fight between extremists
Reported on May 20 die American newspaper “The Wall Street Journal” that the leader of the Boko Haram group after confrontations with another extremist group, die with the IS in Africa is connected, died or was killed.
The newspaper obtained its information from officials and intermediaries, phone calls intercepted by a West African espionage agency, and internal intelligence notes verified by the Wall Street Journal.
Five Nigerian officials also confirmed die News of Shekau’s death and how he detonated an explosive vest to avoid capture during a confrontation with an armed group.
The assassination of Abu Bakr Shekau puts an end to “one of the most brutal and effective terrorists in the world,” according to the newspaper.
It is noteworthy that die Boko Haram group with ISIS in West Africa is fighting in Borno state in northeast Nigeria, where ISIS fighters are more than a decade after the uprising broke out die Have gained control.
300 school girls kidnapped
Shekau and his followers were for die Kidnapping of around 300 schoolgirls in Chibok responsible, die sparked international outrage. Since the rebellion began in 2009, the death of this extremist leader has been announced repeatedly.
Shekau’s death would be a severe blow to Boko Haram, die already through air strikes on their bases and defectors in its ranks is weakened.
The US government offered a $ 7 million reward for his arrest, making him the most wanted man in Africa.
More than 35,000 people were killed, and die According to the United Nations, the number of displaced people reached around two million as a result of the bloody Boko Haram campaign.
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