At least 84 terrorists are said to have been killed, following a brutal fight between members of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram.
The clash is said to have occurred five days after a similar clash between the terrorist groups left 24 ISWAP loyalists killed.
PRNigeria quotes intelligence sources as saying that the fight that left dozens of terrorists dead erupted on October 5.
The military sources disclosed that ISWAP terrorists launched a reprisal attack at the camp of the commander of Boko Haram, Bakoura Modou, in Lake Chad axis.
The report said the ISWAP fighters stormed Modou’s Lake Chad camp in about 50 local speed boats.
“More than 87 ISWAP jihadists were killed in the clash,” one of the source said.