Zagazola - MNJTF troops Repel ISWAP Attack in Monguno 

MNJTF troops Repel ISWAP Attack in Monguno 

By: Zagazola Makama

The troops of Sector 3 Multi National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have repelled attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Monguno, the northern part of Borno State.

Maj.- Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar, is the Sector  3 Commander of OPSH/MNJTF, in Monguno which is located about  is 137.8 k.m. North to the restive capital of Maiduguri. 

It was gathered that the ISWAP fighters  attacked the town with heavy weapons at about 12: 30a.m on Sunday in an attempt to penetrate the most populous northern town

An Intelligence Sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in Lake Chad, region, that the attackers sneaked through Abbari community and Charly 6 formation. 

The sources said that the troops swiftly engaged them in a gun battle  battle that  lasted for about 30 minutes  before the troops could successfully push back the attackers.