Source close to the State Security Service (SSS) has confirmed the death of Mr. Habeeb Bama. He was said to have died of gun shot wounds
He was shot and fatally wounded in a shoot out with the Joint Military Task Force in Damaturu, Yobe yesterday
Habeeb Bama an ex-soldier, was one of the leaders of Boko Harama. He was lleged to be the master-minder of the bombing of the UN House, Abacha barracks and the December 2011 Madalla church bombings.
He was declared wanted by the SSS last year
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