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ISWAP kills kidnapped police officer in Borno, frees family

The Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) has reportedly executed a police officer who was abducted along the Damboa-Biu road in Borno state.

Sources confirmed to counter-insurgency media expert Zagazola Makama that at around 10am on Sunday, April 7, 2024, the police officer was traveling from Damboa to Biu with his wife and child for an Eid break. I told you. I went through a prohibited route.

It was later reported that he and his family were abducted by suspected ISWAP operatives around the Shokotoko general area, approximately 73 km south of Damboa.

However, later in the evening, the wife and children were released, but the police officer was killed by the terrorists.

Meanwhile, airstrikes by air forces of Operation Hadarin Daji on April 10, 2024, eliminated several terrorists and their organizations in Zamfara state.

This follows surveillance missions carried out over terror mastermind Abdullahi Nasanda’s camp in Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) and Malam Tukur’s camp in Gusau LGA of Zamfara State.

An intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mission allegedly carried out at Abdullahi Nasanda camp revealed terrorist activities around several huts and thatched buildings.

Air Force spokesman Air Vice Marshal Edward Gabukwet said part of the motorcycle was also observed hiding in a tree.

“As their activities were confirmed to be in line with the terrorists' modus operandi, the location was attacked by multiple aircraft passes, thereby neutralizing several terrorists. Similar ISR missions were carried out in Malam It was also carried out in Tukur camp and terrorist activities were observed there as well,” Gabwet said.

“The airstrike on the camp neutralized several terrorists and set several buildings on fire and destroyed them.

“Airstrikes were also extended to Kani River in Maradun town in Maradun Local Government Area of ​​Zamfara State, where terrorists and their enclaves and equipment were attacked and destroyed.”


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