The death of Nigerian Islamist extremist Boko Haram has been confirmed by rival extremists. It said it had killed on the direct orders of the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group thousands of miles away in the Middle East.
Abubakar Shekau, one of the most infamous leaders of Islamic armed groups anywhere in the world. Killed last month after detonating a bomb while being pursued by fighters from the Islamic State of West Africa (Iswap), Iswap fighter jets raided the Sambisa jungle, a strategically important jungle in northeastern Pakistan. Nigeria which is the base of Shekau
His death served Nigerian and foreign security services both delightful and disgraceful. who spent more than a decade devoting enormous resources to the pursuit of Chekao.
Operations against Shekau were initiated at the direct orders of the leaders of ISIS in the Middle East. This involves arbitrary targeting of Boko Haram̵7;s “believers”, highlighting the Group’s continued global reach through its affiliates and the possibility that it will continue. expansion in africa
Extremist Islamist groups across the Sahel have escalated attacks in recent months. causing violence in some regions More than 120 villagers died in attacks in Burkina Faso last week. In one of the bloodiest massacres ever recorded No group claims responsibility.
In an audio tape obtained by Humangle, a respected local news site with strong contacts between insurgents and counter-terrorism agencies, Iswap leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi can be heard telling followers that the raids on the tsunami. Shekau’s death came on the order of the new leader of the Islamic State Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi.
“[Shekau] He is a terrorist who is beyond imagination. How much has he lost? How many people did he kill? How many people has he threatened? But Allah left him alone and prolonged his life. When the time came, Allah organized a brave soldier after receiving orders from the leaders of the believers,” he said, according to a report on Human Girl’s website. l
Barnavy’s side split from Boko Haram in 2016 after personal, religious and strategic conflicts. The group was later adopted by Islamic State leaders in Iraq and Syria as kinship in the area after Shekau proved out of control.
Barnawi is seen as a middle-class relative among the region’s radical leaders. received a leadership role from An “investigation mission” sent by ISIS from the Middle East earlier this year, said Vincent Foucher, an extremist expert in Nigeria. with the international crisis group
Shekau initially escaped an attack in the Sambisa jungle by hiding from Iswap fighters for five days, Barnawi said in his statement.
When Shekau was found fleeing again. Arrested again and refused to surrender Although most of his disciples would think of collapsing or changing their loyalty. at least one of the groups The conglomeration of Boko Haram was against the power of the Barnavi.
Shekau is responsible for using young women and girls as suicide bombers. including the kidnapping of 300 female students from college in 2014 in an incident that made headlines around the world. His unpredictability and tendency towards the most extreme and violent tactics would explain the order given to eliminate him.
The death of the former street boy has made Iswap an unrivaled Islamic extremist group in the Lake Chad basin.