Boko Haram: ISWAP fighters reportedly retreat after soldiers, local hunters kill over 30 in Biu

16/01/2022 12:16:00 PM

Boko Haram: ISWAP fighters reportedly retreat after soldiers, local hunters kill over 30 in Biu

Boko Haram: ISWAP fighters reportedly retreat after soldiers, local hunters kill over 30 in Biu

Over 30 ISWAP fighters were reportedly killed after a combined team of soldiers and local hunters led by Yohanna Sarkin Yaki on Saturday ambushed them in

Biu local government area of Borno State.Published 15 January 2022 No fewer than 17 persons from the northern part of Nigeria are currently being interrogated by the Ondo State Security Network Agency, known as Amotekun Corps, reportedly with over 30 dogs, cutlasses and charms.impounding 30 vehicles, while six persons were arrested during operations which started at the popular A.Published 16 January 2022 NINE police instructors reported missing after scores of Islamic State West Africa Province fighters attacked the Police Mobile Force Training College, Limankara, Gwoza, Borno State, have returned to their camp.

The ISWAP fighters, who were attempting to infiltrate Biu through ‘Manda Fuma’ one of the hot gates of the ancient city met their waterloo when local hunters and Nigerian soldiers laying in wait resisted their attempt to proceed.The ISWAP fighters reportedly retreated after about three hours of fighting with no lead to proceed on their campaign.Amotekun officials in the South-West states had on Thursday said the regional outfit was on the alert following renewed attacks by killer herdsmen and terrorists in Ondo State.Recall that after ISWAP fighters attacked the Army University School of War and Peace in Buratai town near Biu, they were sighted gathering along Sabon Gari and Wajiroko between Biu and Damboa town as well as in Ajigil and Kafa in Damboa.The senior special assistant to the FCT minister on monitoring, inspection and enforcement, Ikharo Attah, said the exercise was in a series of efforts the administration had been making against illegalities in a bid to keep Abuja clean and safe.Biu local government area of Borno is located in Southern Borno and exactly 187km drive from Maiduguri, the state capital.They therefore said they had started combing forests in the region for the fleeing terrorists.The road to Biu from Maiduguri through Damboa has been shut down as a result of the activities of Terrorists around ‘Kukwayan Giya’, Talala, and Ajigil around Alangaro forest linking to Sambisa forest in Borno State.Our correspondent was informed that the military failed to send reinforcements despite the fact that an army checkpoint was located not far from the school.

Local hunters in Biu said they have mounted a siege around the gates from Shani, Damboa, Shafts and Darin.The Commander of Amotekun in the state, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, was quoted by Daily Post that the northerners stated that an unnamed person invited them to the state.ADVERTISEMENT He disclosed that the suspects arrested during the operation would be charged to court by a relevant agency of government, while the fate of all impounded vehicles solely depends on the verdict of a competent court of jurisdiction.However, following the ambush, the hunters, said they killed over 30 ISWAP fighters during the shoot out that ensued and lost nobody.“When they found that their attempt was futile and began to withdraw, Yohanna Sarkin Yaki told the military that there is a secret way to block and finish with the terrorists and that he was going to lead the way before they escape but the soldiers asked him not to take any deadly voyage but to allow them leave since they were exhausted and are retreating.“But on interrogation, they claimed they were invited to Okutupupa by somebody and that they are actually working for the person.“They carried some of their dead colleagues as well as the wounded with them.Look at the number of condemned tyres that are being evacuated from a highbrow district of Asokoro.The few ones were those they could not carry.“However, we want to warn residents to be vigilant when they see what I will call mysterious things.Contact:.

The Insurgents were speaking the Kanuri language.We destroyed three of their gun truck and recovered arms and ammunition.They claimed they were dropped in Okitipupa by a vehicle and that the vehicle had left.We have launched a war against illegal construction and shanties and now unapproved mechanic workshops.” Some of the residents of Biu town who gave the military and local hunters heroic welcome at the roundabout in Biu told our correspondent that they began to hear the exchange of gunfire around 2:00pm on Saturday.They said some local hunters and residents of Biu rushed into their houses and carried weapons as they headed towards Yamarkumi community to help the fighting men of the Nigerian Army and local vigilante and hunters led by the celebrated Yohanna Sarkin Yaki.Investigation into who brought them and their real mission is still ongoing.Danladi Wuyaku, a local hunter in Biu told newsmen that ”A few days ago, Malam Yohanna Sarkin had addressed hundreds of local hunters and vigilantes following reports that the insurgents were gathering.

He told them that Biu is home to them and so they would stay to till the ground and make their harvest while growing their children in the only way they know.” Attempts to get an update on the case from Adeleye proved abortive as several calls to his line on Friday rang out.He said unless he falls, he would never stop fighting the terrorists.Attempts to get the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Sani Mohammed to respond to the news failed as he did not pick his calls.Copyright PUNCH All rights reserved.However, those who were able to take photos and videos of the aftermath of the Battle in Biu shared the gory pictures and films of the killed terrorists.Related Topics:.Contact:.

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