The Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), have attacked a group of Boko Haram terrorists and their families who came to seek refuge in one of their position in Cina village of Bama Local Government Area of Borno State, it was learnt.
In recent weeks the Troops Of 199 Special Forces Battalion, 222 Battalion, Civilian Joint Task Force in close coordination with the Air Task Force Operation Hadin Kai had killed at least 250 insurgents.
It was learnt that scores of insurgents rode on animals on Monday evening sighted moving toward Gwoza local government area along with their families came under heavy attacks by ISWAP.
According to the Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad learnt that the attacks which came unaware had forced hundreds of the terrorists and their families to desert their camps to seek safe heavens in other locations.
“Unfortunately for the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, an Islamic terrorist groups and their families, they were attacked by their rivals, the ISWAP who occupied Cingori and Yuwe.
The sources said that on sighting the Boko Haram terrorists led by two Commanders, the ISWAP started shooting at them but when they realised that there were women and children in their midst, they told their fighters to allow them and their wounded fighters to move.
“They came in their Hundreds, many of them without cloths or shoes. Only few of them are holding arms. They have only four motorcycles with two conveying the Commanders. They look very tired; Many of them had their cloths soaked by the rain.
“Shortly after they were given the chance, they moved toward the axis of Bulabulin.” The source said.