Nigeria's Boko Haram 'leader' appears in new video

October 3rd, 2014  
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Topic: Nigeria's Boko Haram 'leader' appears in new video

By Isaac Abrak ABUJA (Reuters) - A man claiming to be Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a new video on Thursday, contradicting Nigerian military reports that he had been killed. The video, seen by Reuters, shows a figure in boots and combat fatigues who looks similar to the man claiming to be Shekau in previous videos. "Here I am, alive and I will remain alive until the day Allah takes my breath," he says in the northern Hausa language. "Even if you kill me ... it will not stop us imposing Islamic rule ... We are still in our Islamic state, reigning and teaching the Koran. ...


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