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Boko Haram leader killed on direct orders of Islamic State

Abubakar Shekau

Jason Burke Africa correspondent Mon 7 Jun 2021 05.01 EDT

The death of the leader of the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram has been confirmed by a rival extremist faction that said it carried out the killing on the direct orders of Islamic State’s leadership thousands of miles away in the Middle East.

Read more…https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/07/boko-haram-leader-abubakar-shekau-killed-on-direct-orders-of-islamic-state