The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), fighters formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have killed two Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members and injured two others in Borno State.
According to Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad, the terrorists ambushed the security operatives in the early hours of Tuesday between Pulka and Ngoshe in Gwoza Local Government Area.
“At least two members of the Civilians Joint Task Force lost their lives while two others injured when they came under ambush by Boko Haram in the early hourz of Tuesday Oct. Between Pulka and Ngoshe in Gwoza LGA.
“The injured were evacuated to Bama for medical attention,” he said.
Since the death of JAS leader, Abubakar Shekau, ISWAP has been consolidating its grip in locations around Lake Chad.
The sect’s membership has swollen with the defection of hundreds of Boko Haram fighters under Shekau.
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