Suspected fighters of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) Sunday attempted to infiltrate Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.
The incident which happened in the late hours saw an attempt by the suspected terrorists to take over the State capital but troops deployed around Babbangida-Gashua-Damaturu axis with aerial support from the Nigerian Air Force repelled the attack.
DAILY POST reliably gathered that, more than 30 ISWAP fighters were killed alongside their commander who led the attack. The commander was identified as Abu Muqhtar.
During the attack, Atleast seven people were reported to have been killed as the terrorists…