Islamic State claims attack on Nigerian Army

Published By ITCT News Desk On : October 10, 2018
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Lake Chad: On Wednesday, Islamic State fighters carried out an attack against a Nigerian Army base in Kangaru Town, near Lake Chad, claiming to have killed and wounded 31 soldiers and captured 5 others.

ISIS claim via Amaq

 

English translation of Amaq claim

 

ITCT Associate Jasmine Opperman says, “The uptick in attacks by the Islamic State West Africa has been accompanied by increased releases of claims an propaganda material. For the month of September 2018, the following claims to credit, photo reports and videos were released:

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) claimed an armed Assault on Nigerian soldiers killing 31 & Taking 5 Hostage in Kanguri, Chad Lake area, Borno, Nigeria – 09 October 2018

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) claim to credit and photo report: Mortar Shelling of Chadian Army Headquarters in Litri Town, Near Lake Chad, Borno State, Northeastern Nigeria – 05 October 2018

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) released a photo report showing the 27 September 2018 assault against the Nigerian Army post of Gashigar, Borno, Nigeria – 30 September 2018

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed an Ambush Kills 7 Nigerian Soldiers Killed near Lake Chad, Borno State, Northeastern Nigeria – 26 September 2018

Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) claimed an armed assault on a military facility in Baga, Kukawa, on the shores of Lake Chad, Nigeria – 09 September 2018

Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) released a photo report: Battles With the Nigerian Army in the Village of Gunda, Nigeria – 09 September 2018

Islamic State West Africa Province released a video: Disperse Those Who are Behind Them – 08 September 2018”

 

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