ISWAP terrorists kill three Civilian JTF, kidnap three humanitarian workers in Monguno

ISWAP terrorists kill three Civilian JTF, kidnap three humanitarian workers in Monguno

By: Zagazola Makama

Three Civilian Joint Task Force members were feared killed on Friday when suspected terrorists of the Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), attacked humanitarian workers in the North East of Borno State.

Three others humanitarian workers were also reportedly kidnapped by the insurgents.


An Intelligence source told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert in the Lake Chad and Security Analysts that the insurgents carried out the attack Monguno Local Government Area in the night of Friday at about 9pm.

Zagazola understands that the attackers who stormed the town through the axis of Marte came in through the Gana Ari community in Monguno then went straight to a compound of humanitarian workers and began shooting sporadically.

The sources said that they attempted to steal three vehicles, but could not take them out of the compound. They later abducted three workers and left the compound.

It was gathered the attacked humanitarian workers are employees of Damuli Investment Limited and began shooting sporadically.

The credible sources said the insurgents proceeded to a compound of the State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA), and took one hilux vehicle before proceeding to attack and kill three members of Civilian Joint Task Force and burnt their vehicle. One other member was shot on his leg.

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