MNJTF kills Boko Haram’s number three and supreme judge of ISWAP: Amir Khalifa Umar. He was killed in an air strike in Tunbum Sabon, near Lake Chad
Boko Haram (ISWAP) loses his number three: Amir Khalifa Umar. The jihadist was killed by the forces of the African Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) during an air raid on a series of hideouts in Tunbum Sabon, near Lake Chad. MNJTF spokesman Timothy Antigha confirmed it in a statement. Umar, in addition to being one of the top commanders of the terrorist group, was also the supreme judge of ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province). However, three other leading training leaders also lost their lives in one of the strikes, this time in Kwalaram. The multinational force, born in 1994, includes military personnel from Benin, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria. Objective: to neutralize terrorist groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and in the basin of Lake Chad.