Boko Haram Terrorists Flee as ISWAP Invades Sambisa Forest

Boko Haram terrorist group reportedly fled their camp when members of its breakaway faction, Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), invaded their stronghold yesterday in Gaizuwa, Bama Local Government Area of Borno State.

The Boko Haram fighters “fled” the camp when one of the ISWAP commanders identified Ba’ana Chingori led dozens of his fighters in four Hilux trucks mounted with Anti-Aircraft Guns and motorcycles, to attack them in Abu Ikilima’s camp, in Sambisa forest, according to Makama, a counter-insurgency expert and security expert in Lake Chad.

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WikkiTimes had last week reported that ISWAP terrorists eliminated a Boko Haram Commander, Malam Aboubakar (Munzir) and other 15-foot soldiers.

A few days later, The Boko Haram group on a vengeance mission, killed 33 women believed to be wives of their ISWAP members.

Subsequently, the two terror groups engaged in a brawl in the Boko Haram enclave at Shettima Affor axis between Damboa and Gujba, border towns linking Borno and Yobe States.

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Makama noted that “the strength of the fighting militants deployed in the battle was about 320 fighters, 250 of them with Ak 47 riffles, a minimum of 8 vehicles and 50 motorcycles.

The raging deadly clashes between the two rival terror groups which some observers have described as providential are pushing them to the inevitable point of self-destruction, as both rival terror groups vowed to fiercely battle each other even more than the Nigerian military.


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