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ISWAP secretly buries 77 fighters killed by troops



Boko Haram/ISWAP Kuje Prison Attack

The Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters have buried not less than 77 members who were neutralized by the Nigerian Military in Marter, Borno State, multiple reports have said.

Over 100 insurgents were neutralized after successful aerial bombardments by the Super Tucanos launched on December 19 on three ISWAP camps; Arinna Sorro, Arinna Ciki and Arinna Maimasalaci in Marte, Borno State.

It was gathered that over a dozen guntrucks and several motorbikes were destroyed during the offensive onslaught.

The operation was conducted after Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions, targeted hundreds of ISWAP fighters who escaped from a previous attack on Kusuma and Sigir, by the Nigerian Military.


Sources disclose that the surviving insurgents buried at least 77 corpses of their members on Monday at Tudun Giginya, located between Arena Chiki and Kwallaram, Marte LGA of Borno.

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