Military clears 14 more ISWAP camps in Kukawa

By: Zagazola Makama

The Nigerian Army Special Forces troops had cleared 14 more suspected Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), terrorists camps in its operations in the North Eastern the Lake Chad, Zagazola learnt.

In a major boost, the Army's troops of 198 Special Forces, conducted a major fighting patrol in conjunction with the Chadian Forces of the Multi National Joint Task Force(MNJTF), to clear the strong holds of the terrorists around the axis Kukawa local government area of Borno state.

An Intelligence Officer, told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analysts in the Lake Chad, that the troops cleared Kangarwa, Alagarno, Daban Masara, Kwatan Daban Masara, Grede, Makar, Daban Karfe, Bulawa, Daban Gajere, Kwatan Garba, Ali Sharafti and Tamfalla (fish market).

The Sources said that some uncomfirmed numbers of the terrorists were killed during the troops agressive incursion into the the terror hideouts as many of them fled, abandoning their belongings and logistics.

The sources said that the ongoing regional combined sustained operations as well as airstrikes and heavy Artillary bombardments by troops of DESERT SANITY and MNJTF LAKE SANITY have exerted so much pressure on the fighters and totally disoriented them.

This, according to him, was as a result of the aggressive deployment of intelligence, kinetic and non-kinetic onslaught by the Armed Forces in collaboration with the friendly forces of Chad, Niger and Comeroon which have led to the death of many of the terrorists including their top commanders as well as the total obliteration of their enclaves.

"Many more of the fighters and their families have also given up their arms following intense pressure and the near impossibility of accessing drugs for their wounded Mujahedeens, while the surviving terrorists were forced to fled to established temporary camps in safe what they considered as locations.

"They ran toward the waterways of Daban Masara and are currently hiding at Sabon Tumbu, Tudun Wulgo, Kusuma and Sigir n Marte and Ngala local government areas.

Others fighters were spotted on boats with their families and logistics while trying to escape through Kaduna Ruwa and Kandahar, located between the axis between Niger and Chad Republic,"said the top Intelligence sources.

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