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Boko Haram Raids Nigerian Military Base In Borno, 10 Troopers Feared Killed, Army Autos Captured
The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), previously often known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, has claimed that its fighters killed 10 Nigerian troopers in Borno State.
In keeping with ISWAP in a publish on Wednesday, the men of the military were slain when an explosives-laden car rammed right into an army post in Marte, located close to the shores of Lake Chad, Borno State.
the insurgents, based on news, had on Tuesday taken on the Nigerian force men on the army post in the neighbourhood in a gun battle.
The rampaging group added that it burnt to ashes the facility, whereas armoured tanks and army operational automobiles were taken away.
ISWAP within the post stated 10 individuals had been killed together with troopers and kids in the course of the attack.
The terror group further stressed that it set on fire many army operational patrol vehicles.
For this reason, the dying of JAS chief, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in places around Lake Chad.
Only recently, it appointed Wali Sani Shuwaram, a 45-year-old as the new Chief (Wali) of ISWAP in Lake Chad.
The sect’s membership has expanded with the defection of a whole lot of Boko Haram fighters under Shekau.
The Nigerian Military has repeatedly claimed that insurgency had been largely defeated and often underplays any losses.
The terror group has triggered over a hundred thousand (100,000) deaths and displaced thousands and thousands of people primarily in Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states.