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Suspected ISWAP Terrorists Kill 10 In Fresh Yobe Attack

Suspected members of the dreaded Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) have killed ten locals in a fresh offensive in Yobe State.

It was gathered that the locals were killed last Thursday in Dogsa village of Gujba local government area in Yobe state after they went searching for one, Mallam Shettima Dawi who went to scout for firewood but could not return home after he was intercepted and killed by the terrorists. 

Sources said, “This prompted relatives and neighbours to mobilize to go in search of Dawi’s whereabouts, only to be ambushed by the terrorists and eliminated. 

Intelligence sources also told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region, that the ten bodies were recovered and Buried on Friday afternoon. 

Shortly after the Burial, the terrorists came to the community and told the residents that they no longer want to see anybody in the area.

The sources recalled that the terrorists on motorcycles and Hilux trucks arrived in the community on Wednesday evening and told the locals not to worry about their presence.

The insurgents further warned the locals not to reveal their presence to the security agencies after telling them that they were hiding from Nigerian military onslaught. 

The insurgents later planted IEDs within the general area to further fortify the area from attacks.

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