Nigerian troops bomb ISWAP meeting with new leader, Shuwaram, in Borno

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Nigerian troops bomb ISWAP meeting with new leader, Shuwaram, in Borno

Many terrorists of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), have been killed with several others injured by fighter jets of the Nigerian Air Force.

The terrorists were killed on Friday by sustained bombardments of the military jets, when they were holding a meeting with their new leader, Sani Shuwaram, at Sabon Tumbun and Jibularam, in Marte Local Government Area (LGA), in Borno State.

Intelligence sources, who are part of the counter-insurgency operation of the military, told newsmen that the coordinated aerial and ground operation was executed yesterday, by the Nigerian Army and Air Force jets, targeting the newly-appointed Wali of ISWAP, Sani Shuwaram, at a rendezvous with other Senior Commanders.

Several  jihadists were killed, including high-ranking insurgents’ commanders, foot soldiers and Hisbah police of the ISWAP faction.

A ground assessment confirmed that some of the ISWAP top Commanders that were at the scene at the time of the strikes include; Muhammed Bako, Special Militant Forces Commander (Rijal Ann); Muhammad Malumma, a Chief Judge of Marte; Goni Mustapha, the Chief Imam; Muhammed Ba’ana,  Commander of Kirta; Muhammed Ali, Amir of Kwalaram; Ibn Umar, Chief Prosecutor; Bakura Gana, Commander of Jubularam; and Malam Musa, Amir of Jubularam.

Nigerian troops bomb ISWAP meeting with new leader, Shuwaram, in Borno

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