Ten Insurgents Killed As Troops Repel ISWAP Attack On Military Base In Borno


Two members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have been gunned down by troops of Operation Hadin Kai, on a military base in Borno state.

Zagazola Makama, a publication focused on the Lake Chad region reported that the terrorists invaded Kunnari, a village near Buratai town, at about 3am on Monday, March 27.

The terrorists attempted to invade the military base but they were met with stiff resistance from the troops. A military source told the publication;

“The ISWAP fighters came in trucks and motorcycles, shooting sporadically but a swift response from the troops put them in disarray.”

The troops eventually overpowered the ISWAP fighters, killing 8 terrorists while others fled. Two others were killed while trying to fix their motorcycle after it broke down.

The source added;

“The gallant troops chased the terrorists in their escape route and intercepted two other terrorists who were trying to fix their motorcycle after it broke down and gun them down.”

A soldier was said to have been injured in the course of the operation.

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