The terrorists of the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) attacked a Nigerian military outpost in the Pulka region of Borno State in the early hours of Monday, killing one soldier.
Zagazola Makama, a security expert in the Lake Chad region, also claimed that the Nigerian forces of the 21 armored Brigade Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) Bama area of the state successfully repelled an onslaught by the ISWAP militants on the town’s outskirts.
However, it was reported that the army arrived on the area quickly and battled the terrorists in the back of the camp for internally displaced people in Bama, forcing them to leave.
Makama noted that the terrorists stormed the town from the Sambisa axis through Yarimari Gana in the early Monday morning at about 0200 hours in an attempt to launch an attack.
But it was gathered that the troops were swiftly deployed to the scene where they engaged the terrorists at the back of the Bama Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, forcing the terrorists to flee.
In collaboration with Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), the Nigerian troops 21-Armored Brigade, Bama and 199 Special Forces Battalion had between April 17th and 20th, 2023, killed 35 terrorists and captured one Alhaji Baana after the security forces destroyed 12 camps of the Boko Haram located in Bama Local Government Area of the state.
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Amnesty International, a global advocacy organization, has criticized the Nigerian government for continuing attacks in Southern Kaduna in spite of protests from local residents, activists, and civil society organizations.
The group claimed that in addition to the government’s failure to take the necessary action to stop the attacks, it also constantly punishes people who dared to request extra security.