Nigerian Insurgents Boko Haram Leader Abubakar Shekau has been killed after Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) forces invaded his Sambisa fortress.

According to Eons Intelligence, Shekau who had a suicide vest on was said to have blown himself to avoid being captured alive.

Shekau’s enclave was tracked down by ISWAP using its forces based in the Timbuktu Triangle.

His fighters were killed in the process, followed by a long gunfire exchange between the invading group and Shekau’s bodyguards.

Taking to its Twitter page, Eons Intelligence announced the death and wrote:

#ShekauFinallyDead: Intelligence sources have confirmed it #BH #JAS Leader, Abubakar Shekau is finally dead.

This was following d #ISWAP attack on the Sambisa fortress of #shekau led by ISWAP commander, Baana DUGURI. Shekau was said to have blown himself to avoid being captured alive.
We await official confirmation from #ISWAP and @DefenceInfoNG & @HQNigerianArmy
over this news.

This marks the end of an Era. Shekau finally killed by his own group that broke away after many years.

While this is a big victory for Nigeria, it’s still not Uhuru yet for the military.

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