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ISWAP families relocates after death of top leaders



Following the recent elimination of four top leaders of Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP) by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), families of ISWAP terrorists are existing Marte local government of Borno State.

The four commanders are; Amir Abdulrahman of Abbaganaram; Imam Tujja, Imam of Bukar Mairam; Malam Ibrahim, Amir of Jubularam, and Bakura Imar.

The military’s Operation Hadin Kai increased offensives in Marte after intelligence revealed multiple camps.

Some wounded fighters were evacuated to locations within Kirta Wulgo, an operative told PRNigeria.

“We are aware of movements of their women and children towards Buningil, Bakassi, Doron Liman, and Daban Alfa”, the officer said.

In some cases, relocating insurgents’ families members surrender to troops when tired or out of food and water.

In May 2014, Boko Haram attacked villages in Marte LGA, Kirenowa town had about 20 deaths, with one observer stating that over 60 houses were burnt. In the town of Ngurmuji, over 40 deaths were reported.


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