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Nigerian troops on Friday night repelled assaults by Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) on a base in Borno State.
The sect members stormed areas in Dikwa after which went after troops firing sporadically.
An intelligence supply informed PRNigeria that the terrorists invaded a army Tremendous Camp unit on the northern axis of the city.
They arrived on bikes and several other mild vans mounted with Heavy Machine Weapons (HMGs).
The fighters approached the bottom from two routes, the supply disclosed.
“One of many teams attacked from the northern axis in the direction of Marte street, whereas the opposite group approached the bottom from the north-eastern axis in the direction of Gajibo street.
“The troops on the bottom had obtained a sign of the tried invasion and retreated to Ajiri neighborhood within the Southern axis, the place they relaunched counter-attacks with troops from Gulumba.
“A Floor Power Shut Air Assist (CAS) element deployed additionally attacked the terrorists from the air destroying their gun vans and makeshift camps.”
Just lately, terrorists launched an assault from a brand new base in Andakar utilizing some commanders and mercenaries from neighbouring nations.
After the newest ISWAP assault, troops nabbed two males suspected to be their informants. The civilians, each resident of Dikwa, are underneath investigation.
Troops battle ISWAP in army base invasion, arrest informants

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