Many people have been feared dead after a violent fight broke out between members of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) on Thursday September 15.
Daily Trust reported that the fight occurred between Dikwa and Bama local government areas of Borno state, and among those feared dead is one of the terrorist commanders simply identified as “Kundu” and dozens of fighters.
A security source told the publication that Kundu and his team were on a robbery mission when the ISWAP intercepted them on six motorcycles, each conveying three fighters.
Zagazola Makama, a security analyst and a counter insurgency in Lake Chad confirmed the fight.
“A heavy fight ensued between the terrorists resulting to dozens of casualties on the side of the Boko Haram terrorists, while few ISWAP terrorists were wounded.
“The Boko Haram terrorists took to their heels leaving their motorcycles to the ISWAP terrorists.”