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ISWAP Kills 8 Boko Haram in Borno rival clash


ISWAP Kills 8 Boko Haram in Borno rival clash

Another fierce battle between Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) broke out and has led to the death of 8 fighters including a middle-rank Commander simply identified as “Kundu” Zagazola learnt.

The incident which took place on Thursday, Sept. 15, between  Dikwa and to Bama local government area, also left many fighters from both the Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihad and ISWAP injured.

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An Intelligence Officer told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad that Kundu and his team were on a robbery mission when the ISWAP intercepted them on 6 motorcycles each conveying three fighters.

“A Heavy Fight ensued between the terrorists resulting in 8 casualties on the side of the Boko Haram terrorists, while few ISWAP terrorists were wounded.

The surviving Boko Haram terrorists took to their heels leaving their motorcycles to the ISWAP terrorists.

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