Over FIFTY FIVE Islamic State–West Africa Province terrorists, including top commanders, have been killed by the Multinational Joint Task Force in Arege, Malam Fatori, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Niger Ministry of Defence said that it conducted a TWENTY TWO-day operation tagged Operation HARBIN ZUMA, targeting ISWAP strongholds.
The operation, it said, was coordinated by troops of Sector THREE and Sector FOUR of the MNJTF.
The operation started on May SIX,TWO THOUSAND AND TWENTY THREE and ended on Sunday, May TWENTY EIGHT.
According to its report, several top ISWAP commanders, including Fiya Abouzeid, Qaïd Abou Oumama, and Qaïd Malam Moustapha, as well as some religious leaders whose identities are unknown, were killed