News: Boko Haram’s Top Commander, Abakar Ali Captured


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Cameroonian soldiers nabbed Abakar Ali  along with two other Boko Haram fighters in Kousseri, a town in northern Cameroon.

Abakar Ali who also goes by name “Mustapher Umar” was caught with 5 machine guns, 14 rifles, 24 rockets, 4 rocket launchers, 6  Kalashnikovs, 60 Kalashnikovs magazines, 4 automatic pistols , over 500 9mm ammunition, 469 12.7mm ammunition, 4,454 7.62 mm ammunition, 1,491 5.56 mm ammunition, 822 ammunition of 7.62 mm, 6 grenades, 28 rocket launcher chargers and other weaponized accesories like pincers, tweezers and knives.

As the insurgent commander, Ali has been leading the Islamist sect’s attacks around the border towns between Nigeria and Cameroon and shuttled between various Boko Haram camps in the area and organized deadly attacks that targeted mostly civilians.