Fifty Killed As ISWAP Fighters Attack Nigerian Army Base In Borno

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Nigerian troops hooked up to Operation Hadan Kai in Borno State on Wednesday got here underneath assault by the Islamic State West Africa Province fighters who tried to overrun the bottom in a number of gun vehicles and an armoured car.

SaharaReporters learnt that the insurgents battled with the troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade within the Damboa space of Borno State, and will have been overrun however the army’s MI-35M assault helicopter alongside L-39ZA and Alpha jets arrived promptly to avoid wasting the scenario.

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SaharaReporters learnt that over 50 ISWAP fighters have been killed throughout the air strikes whereas about 11 gun vehicles with which they attacked the bottom have been destroyed.

The insurgents suffered losses with the our bodies of their fighters strewn over the placement but it surely was undecided if there was any casualty but on the aspect of the Nigerian Army troops.

This is not less than the third time this 12 months that ISWAP could be utilizing a Nigerian military armoured car to assault troops.

The scenario stays fluid over fears that ISWAP may regroup and launch one other

“Troops neutralised over 50 ISWAP insurgents together with prime commander Oumar Tela in a failed tried assault on army base yesterday in Damboa city, Borno State. Several gun vehicles and automobiles bearing improvised explosive units have been destroyed. 

“The Nigerian Military Mi-35 Fighter Helicopter was in action against the terrorists around the Damboa axis for hours, and helped in neutralising scores of the fighters,” a army supply said.

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Fifty Killed As ISWAP Fighters Attack Nigerian Army Base In Borno

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