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Troops repel ISWAP attack on military base in Borno

An attack on a military base in Tamsukawu, a village in Kaga local government of Borno state was repelled by troops on Monday afternoon November 8.

The attack is suspected to have been carried out by terrorists belonging to Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).

The attack was however successfully repelled by the military but it is still unclear if there were any casualties. Monday’s attack is the second in one week, around the same village.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that the Shura (Judicial) Council of the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ISIS affiliate, had named Sani Shuwaram as new Leader (Wali) to replace Malam Bako in Lake Chad.

Shuwaram was sworn by Alkali (Judge) Bukar Arge in Kurnawa, a remote camp in Lake Chad, the de-facto headquarters of ISWAP in Abadam Local Government Area in Borno state.

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