The Nigerian army is reporting that a Boko Haram member has reportedly killed their chief bomb maker as well as a high ranking terrorist.
In a press statement signed by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman and made available to NAIJ.com on Monday afternoon, it was gathered that the pair were shot dead on Monday, May 22.
The statement reads: “In what will be described as a major breakthrough in the clearance and rescue operation by the Nigerian military and to also confirm that all is not well within the Boko Haram terrorists camp, as their chief bomb maker and a high ranking terrorist, was shot dead today.
Some Boko Haram terrorists during a recent attack.
“The chief bomb maker, apart from his high status in the command structure of the Boko Haram terrorists, he was one of their capable hands involved in making Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), coming after their chief scientist, called Abu RPG (who has been killed long ago).
“The chief bomb maker was killed by one of the body guard of the Boko Haram terrorists leader, Abubakar Shekau as he was about to run away just like several others are doing because of the intensity of Operation CRACKDOWN.
“In a related development, one Julelebeeb who was appointed to take over is now completely blind because his two eyes were shattered by shrapnel, in the process of preparing an IED to consolidate his appointment.
“There is no doubt, this development has dealt a devastating blow on the terrorists capacity on IED preparation, suicide bombing and their ability to sustain their criminal acts.
“We would like to reassure the public that our troops are continuing with the clearance and rescue operations successfully in order to completely clear Boko Haram terrorists wherever they might be hiding.”
This news is coming after a woman kidnapped by Boko Haram and strapped with bomb narrated how she was asked to blow up a market.
Premium Times reports that Khadija Ibrahim was abducted by the terrorist group on her way to the hospital and stripped naked before being strapped with bomb.
She was asked to go and bomb a popular textile market in Kano.
Abbati Maigari Dikko who is the commissioner for police in Kano state brought the mother of here to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Sunday, May 22.