Boko Haram kill scores of ISWAP, lost 3 in a reprisal battle
By Zagazola Makama
The Jamā’at Ahlil Sunnah lid-Da’wah wal-Jihād, aka Boko Haram, have carried out a reprisal attack against the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP), killing scores of them in Konduga Local Government Area in Borno State.
It was gathered that the Boko Haram terrorists who in recent times suffered unprecedented defeat from its ISWAP counterpart, coordinated the raid on Oct 24, at Bole and Yale camps of the ISWAP.
Recalled that the ISWAP had in a silent operation during the Weeke stormed the home of Boko Haram insurgents in Gajibo, a town 95km northeast of Maiduguri, Borno state capital, and eliminated six Boko Haram whom they declared as “infidels”.
An Intelligence source told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad, that the Boko Haram terrorists who vowed to revenge the killings of its Mujahedeens dispatched 60 fighters from Abu-Iklima’s camp to attack ISWAP.
The sources said that the Boko Haram fighters overrun the ISWAP insurgents, killing scores of them and recovering their weapons,motorcycles, money and other items, after a serious battle.
He said “The Boko Haram outnumbered the ISWAP as they were firing from three different positions.
“They also later raised the makeshift houses of the ISWAP after making a sizeable numbers of them to retreat amidst the intensive gun battle.
“But as the Boko Haram were returning from the attack, the ISWAP laid an ambush against them and killed 3 of them while others retreated,”he said.