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This video shows where, Abubakar Shekau the leader of the bokoharam sect maybe hiding

The Team made it out of Sambisa Forest alive, as troops swooped on the dense expanse of vegetation hours before Christmas morning.

Aerial footage of the moment when Sambisa fell to the Nigerian Army showed Boko Haram fighters and hordes of captives taking to their heels as fast as their legs could carry them. Among the fleeing lot was Shekau, the military believes. But the group posted a video disputing a claim by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian army that the jihadist group had been routed from its Sambisa Forest stronghold. In the video, Shekau ridiculed the army and the President, saying they are telling Nigerians lies about the true state of the group.

According to Major General Lucky Irabor who is the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole (the code name for the operation against the terrorists), Shekau left behind his Quran and flag as he made good his escape from Sambisa.

We believe that the Holy Book and the flag were abandoned by Abubakar Shekau while he escaped. The Book will be taken to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, for onward presentation to Mr President”, said Irabor.

While hundreds of Boko Haram fighters were killed by the soldiers, a handful managed to escape the military onslaught.

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