Islamic State terrorists killed at least 18 infantrymen in west Africa
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Jihadist staff Islamic State mentioned on Thursday it had killed 13 Nigerian infantrymen and 5 troops from a west African anti-militant pressure in assaults over fresh days.
Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), which break up from Nigeria-based Boko Haram in 2016, has performed a chain of assaults in the previous couple of months.
In its newspaper Al-Nabaa, IS mentioned its combatants killed the Nigerians in assaults on an army barracks on Friday, an army put up on Sunday, and a the city on Monday, all in northeastern Borno state.
Opponents additionally detonated explosives on Wednesday on a automobile within the Lake Chad area, killing 5 extra infantrymen, IS mentioned, with out specifying the rustic.
The militants mentioned the automobile was once sporting troops from a multinational process pressure – comprising of troops from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon – set as much as combat them.
A Nigerian army spokesman declined remark, and a spokesman for the duty pressure may now not straight away be reached.
Boko Haram has waged a decade-long insurgency in northeast Nigeria which has killed round 30,000 folks and compelled about 2 million to depart their houses.