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, has claimed that its fighters killed 10 Nigerian troopers after dislodging a army base in Rann, the executive headquarters of Kala-Balge Native Authorities Space of Borno State.
SaharaReporters had reported that the insurgents overran the traditional group on Sunday night time, killing many individuals.
“They got here with heavy machine weapons and vehicles and dislodged the Nigerian troops of Operation Hadin Kai stationed locally.
“The stormed the city round 10pm final night time (Sunday) and was in cost until 6am this morning; many individuals together with army operatives have been killed by the terrorists, we will’t confirm the variety of casualties now,” a supply had mentioned.
Nonetheless, in a terse assertion obtained by Every day Nigerian, the terrorist group mentioned it killed 10 Nigerian troopers, wounded many and seized three armored tanks.
“With Allah’s grace, now we have killed 10 Nigerian troopers, wounded many, whereas the remainder ran away in Rann, Borno State. The spoils of struggle we obtained three units, many arms and ammunition.
“We additionally burnt down their barracks, two tanks, after which safely returned to our base,” the newspaper quoted ISWAP as saying within the assertion.
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