Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), previously referred to as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād are at the moment attacking Gwoza and Wulgo cities in Borno state.
SaharaReporters gathered that the insurgents invaded the cities, taking pictures sporadically as residents flee into the mountains for security.
Gwoza is a few 180km drive from Maiduguri, the state capital.
It’s also the house city of the senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume who’s the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Military.
Wulgo city is positioned very near the coast of Chad.
The most recent assault is coming barely 24 hours after the insurgents attacked a Nigerian Military location at 156 Battalion in Mainok space, Borno State, killing over 30 troopers.
Mainok is the headquarters of the Kaga Native Authorities Space of Borno state.
SaharaReporters gathered that the terrorists who got here in no fewer than 15 gun vehicles additionally burnt down the navy base.
Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed hundreds and displaced tens of millions in North-Jap Nigeria.
The Nigerian navy has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency had been largely defeated and ceaselessly underplays any losses.
Previously months, troopers have been focused by the insurgents, who waylay them.
Tons of of troopers and officers have been reportedly killed since January 2021.
A minimum of 33 troopers had been not too long ago killed when two explosive-laden automobiles rammed right into a navy convoy in Wulgo.
The suicide bombers had been recognized as Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah. The group additionally claimed 4 navy automobiles had been destroyed.
In February, about 20 troopers had been additionally killed in Malari, Borno State by the insurgents.
SaharaReporters gathered that the troopers had been on patrol to clear some Boko Haram parts within the space following a reputable intelligence after they had been ambushed by the group.
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