DAMASCUS, SYRIA (7:30 A.M.) – On Tuesday, the Nigerian Armed Forces led a succesful offensive against Boko Haram insurgents on the northeastern border of the country, thus forcing the ISIS-linked militants to retreat further into the Lake Chad region.

Led by the 7th Brigade of the Special Forces and elements of the 8th Division, government troops dislodged a jihadist gathering from the village of Dawashi.

Following the succesful assault and subsequent capture of the village, six ISIS insurgents lay dead on the battlefield while two more were taken prisoner. A couple motorcycles were also seized, abandoned by the Islamic State’s franchise branch in Nigeria.

Meanwhile, leading a seperate offensive on a neighboring axis, units of the 145th Battalion and 5th Brigade captured four villages, namely: Gashigar, Asaga, Bukarti and Kanama.

At the latter village, two jihadist fighters were killed while Boko Haram fled entirely from the former villages, thereby restoring them under government control.

Upon moving into the aforementioned ISIS-held areas, the Nigerian Army seized one AK-47 rifle, four magazines and four motorcycles.

A rival Al-Qaeda group from Mali also conducted its first raid against the Nigerian Army earlier this week, targeting an outpost in the neighboring country of Niger.

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Daeshbags Sux
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Boko must not be far from total annihilation. There wasn’t any action for about 6 months, with the blows they’ve taken and now 6 dead, 2 captured, I doubt more than 50 are left.

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steven clark

Far more than 50 there still there doing there damage .. there was a big split maybe at the start of the year or just before the big army push ..so no one really knows how many serious members are left but the government had to let go of three boko haram member’s ,three commanders for about 84 girls it was all over the news …..I know since trump came to power he has gave them more help , infact loads more so who knows maybe a couple of hundred ….

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