@csrf

25.09.2021 news IED Planted by ISWAP Fighters Kills 7 Soldiers, 4 Vigilantes in Borno

Published 25th Sep, 2021

By Ibrahim Adeyemi

A roadside bomb planted by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists has killed seven Nigerian soldiers and four local vigilantes around the Marte-Dikwa axis of Borno State.

The terrorists had planted the improvised explosive device (IED) on the road to ambush a military convoy traveling to Maiduguri from Marte.

The military vehicles were trapped around Ala village, situated between Marte and Dikwa town. PRNigeria quoted an intelligence officer with knowledge of the incident to have said, “One of the military vehicles stepped on the IED planted by the terrorists”.

READ ALSO: Bandits Bypassing Telecom Shutdown in Zamfara With Hidden Cyber Network

“The terrorists who were hidden around the spot opened fire at the other convoys, leading to the death of at least seven soldiers and four local security vigilantes who were part of the convoy.”

Led by Aboubacar Oucacha, one of ISWAP’s foot soldiers, the attack was to strengthen the takeover of Sambisa forest from the loyalists of Abubakar Shekau, the late Boko Haram leader.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Published 25th Sep, 2021

By Ibrahim Adeyemi

Advertisement

Our Stories

Police officer

After FIJ’s Intervention, Lagos Policemen Return Actor’s N72,000 — But No Sanctions

Instagram Vendor Uwa’s Haven Takes Teenager’s N17,500 but Won’t Deliver Pair of Jeans

7 Months After Picking UP Customer’s Wireless Device for Upgrade, Tizeti Hasn’t Returned It

Unilorin gate

VIDEO: Bus Conveying UNILORIN Students Tumbles

Anthony Okocha

We Wrote Election Results for SIEC, Amaechi’s Chief of Staff Confesses

Breaking news

BREAKING: Tinubu Approves N70,000 as Minimum Wage

GLO office,

Glo Reassigns Active NIN-Linked SIMs to New Users

Kirikiri

DJ Went to Lagos Police Station to Retrieve Laptop but Landed in Kirikiri

Marian Market, Calabar.

Market Women in ‘People’s Paradise’ Groan Over Multiple Tax, Infection

Muyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO)

After FIJ’s Undercover Investigation, NPF Says It’ll Probe Character Certificate Fraud

Advertisement