Over 30 Nigerian troopers killed by ISWAP Terrorists In Borno, Two Military Bases Attacked, Automobiles set on Fireplace Militants from the Islamic Sta…
Over 30 Nigerian troopers killed by ISWAP Terrorists In Borno, Two Military Bases Attacked, Automobiles set on Fireplace
Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), previously generally known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have attacked two army bases situated in Malam Fatori, Borno State.
Malam Fatori in Abdama Native Authorities Space lies near the Komadougou Yobe river and shares border with Lake Chad and the Niger Republic
In response to ISWAP in a put up seen by SaharaReporters, over 30 troopers had been killed through the assault on the army services final Saturday.
The fear group mentioned its fighters invaded a camp situated outdoors the city, utilizing varied weapons, killing at the very least 20 troopers and injuring about 30 others.
It added that two operational automobiles had been burnt whereas one other one was seized.
ISWAP mentioned the assault continued on Saturday night as its males attacked a second camp in Mallam Fatori, killing about 10 troopers.
It additionally mocked different troopers for allegedly fleeing the army camps.
“The assault focused two Nigerian military camps on Saturday in/close to the city of Malam Fatori in Borno.
“The primary camp, outdoors the city, was attacked with several types of weapon, killing at the very least 20 and injuring round 30 others, burning 2 automobiles, taking three weapons/ammunition.
“The second camp contained in the city was then stormed, killing at the very least 10 and injuring others, burning one automobile, and taking many weapons and ammunition.”
For the reason that dying of JAS chief, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in areas round Lake Chad.
The sect’s membership has swollen with the defection of a whole lot of Boko Haram fighters underneath Shekau.
The Nigerian Military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency has been largely defeated.
The fear group has precipitated over 100,000 deaths and displaced thousands and thousands of people primarily in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states