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Shekau reacts as Chadian troops kill scores of Boko Haram fighters

Soldiers arrest militia leader in North-East operation

A few days after Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed over 90 of its soldiers, the Chadian military has eliminated several terrorists in a retaliatory operation.

The Chadian President, Idriss Deby, had in a meeting with the Commanders of Multi-National Joint Taskforce (MNJTF) at Baga, directed his country’s troops to embark on merciless operations against the jihadists in the Lake Chad axis.

Two different videos had been released by the Chadian troops to confirm their rout of the terrorists from their stranglehold.

In the first video obtained by PRNigeria, the troops were seen chanting morale-lifting songs, while firing Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) guns at the insurgents in heavy gun battles.

In the second, the troops were seen beating and hitting several unconscious terrorists with sticks and hefty clubs to death during clearance operations.

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Meanwhile, the sectional leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has released an audio messaging in Hausa language, consoling the terrorists and threatening the Chadian President.

In the audio message, Shekau said: “Do not think because you have fought several secular wars in several fronts, you can fight those of us that chose to fight for the Jihad.”

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