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ISWAP Kills 8 Boko Haram Members During Rival Clash In Borno

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Eight Boko Haram fighters, including a middle rank Commander simply identified as “Kundu” have been killed by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters..



It was gathered that the incident happened during a fierce battle which took place on Thursday September 15, between Dikwa and Bama Local Government Areas.

The fight also left many fighters from both the Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihad and ISWAP injured, according to a report by DailyPost.

An Intelligence officer told Zagazola Makama, a counterinsurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad that Kundu and his team were on a robbery mission when the ISWAP intercepted them on six 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,” Zagazola tweeted.

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