ISWAP Kills 8 Boko Haram in a rival clash in Borno
By Zagazola Makama
Another fierce battle between Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) broke out and has led to the death of 8 fighters including a middle rank Commander simply identified as "Kundu" Zagazola has learnt.
The incident which took place on Thursday Sept. 15, between Dikwa to Bama local government area, also left many fighters from both the Jama’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihad, and ISWAP injured.
An Intelligence Officer told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad that Kundu and his team were on a robbery mission when the ISWAP intercepted them on 6 mottocycles each conveying three fighters.
"A Heavy Fight ensued between the terrorists resulting in 8 casualties on the side of the Boko Haram terrorists, while few ISWAP terrorists were wounded.
The surviving Boko Haram terrorists tookto thier heels leaving their motorcycles to the ISWAP terrorists.