Reports reaching Africhome News Team desk has it that book Haram Terrorists Leader Shekau has been allergyly being killed during a face-off with fighters of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), around Sambisa Forest.
Africhome further gathered that Shekau’s men and ISWAP fighters engaged in a fierce battle on Wednesday.
The ISWAP fighters were said to have been on the trail of Shekau whom they wanted to capture alive but the Boko Haram leader reportedly committed suicide to avoid being caught.
The ISWAP fighters surrounded the Boko Harm leader as the shooting ensued between the two sides but Shekau detonated a bomb and killed himself when he observed that the ISWAP fighters wanted to capture him alive,” the intelligence read.
Both the Department of State Services (DSS) and the army authorities are said to be verifying the claim