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Nigerian Troops repel ISWAP attacks in Damboa and Malam Fatori, recover 6 explosives





The Nigerian troops of 25 Brigade have repelled an attack by the Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno.

It was gathered that the terrorists launched a probing attack at the troops along Damboa – Azir road. The troops swiftly repelled the attack and forced the terrorists to withdraw in disarray.

Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter- Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad Region, that “Though the terrorists were repelled, and their mission thwarted after a brutal gunfire, I cannot give the actual number of casualties they could have suffered.

He said that the troops also chased the terrorists through their escape route but no further contact was made.

In the same vein, the troops of 68 Battalion Mallam Fatori while conducting a fighting patrol around KUDANKURGU general area located about 3 kilometers South of Mallam Fatori in Abadam LGA, came in contact with unconfirmed numbers of ISWAP terrorists.

The attack was successfully repelled, forcing the terrorists to withdraw. exploitation conducted in the general area led to the discovery of 6 bombs belonging to the terrorists.

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