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August 23, 2016 10:04 am

Boko Haram Leader Reportedly Killed in Nigeria Airstrike

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. Photo: Screenshot.

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. Photo: Screenshot.

Nigeria’s military said Tuesday it believes an airstrike has “fatally wounded” Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, but there was no way to confirm yet another claim of the death of Nigeria’s Islamic extremist leader.

A statement does not say how the military got the information but identifies other commanders as “confirmed dead” in an air raid on Friday.

Read full story at The Associated Press.

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