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Battle of Damasak: How top ISWAP commander, fighters met Waterloo

The Nigerian Army on Friday says a senior Commander of ISWAP, Bukar Gana Fitchmeram (aka Abu Aisha), and scores of his fighters who were on a revenge mission at Damasak, fell to the firepower of Nigerian troops.

Army spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, in a statement said the terrorist and his fighters met their waterloo as they made a come-back following the killing of 12 high-value ISWAP commanders in the Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State in a week-long air and ground operations by the Nigerian military.

He disclosed that in well-coordinated ground bombardments and aerial strikes by the Nigerian military on various locations in the Northeast, the terrorists who were denied any sanctuary or respite desperately conducted two separate failed attacks on Gajiram and Damasak.

“The deadly air strikes conducted on Tudun Wulgo, Zari and Tumbun Alhaji, Kusuma, Sigir in Ngala and Arijallamari, in Abadam, Marte, and Ngala Local government Areas, led to the killing of top ISWAP Leaders.

The Commanders that perished in the airstrikes included; Mohammad Fulloja, Ameer Mallam Bello, Ba’a kaka Tunkushe, Abu Muktar Al -Ansari, Ameer Abba Kaka, Abu Huzaifa, Ameer Modu Kwayem, while Goni Mustapha who was the Chief Imam of the ISWAP escaped with bullet wounds.

“Troops’ artillery bombardment and airstrikes on April 6 also resulted in the elimination of two top ISWAP leaders including Abu-Rabi and Muhammed Likita as well as scores of their troops and bodyguards around the axis of Kusuma, Sigir in Ngala and Arijallamari in Abadam Local Government Areas,” he said.

Yerima added that the terrorists’ storage facilities that housed weapons used to conduct several attacks were also targeted and destroyed in the air raid by the Air Component of Operation Lafita Dole.

He said on the night of Saturday, April 10, three other terrorist Commanders, including Ameer Umar, Abu Ubaida, and Abu Salim were ambushed and killed by their troops around Wulgo / Logomania axis close to Cameroon borders while attempting to attack locals and rustle their cows.

He noted that the devastating airstrikes and artillery bombardment on the ISWAP camps had pushed the surviving elements to conduct desperate attacks and looting missions for food and drugs for their wounded colleagues.

Also on April 11, the Nigerian military bombardments eliminated scores of ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists on five gun trucks in Damasak.

“Some of the terrorists were hits close to the perimeter fencing, while others were neutralized while attempting to loot food items in a store belonging to the United Nations as well as drugs and ambulance. However, three soldiers and some civilians lost their lives while properties were burnt in the town,” he added.

According to Yerima, some of the terrorists still got access to the town burning and looting items before vacating the area. It is also noteworthy that Damasak has been attacked several times and failed.

He said troops’ fighting spirit remained very high despite the nefarious activities of some local informants who often tip the Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists on troops’ movements and positions.

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