About eight insurgents have been killed when Boko Haram outlaws clashed with terrorists of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the fringes of Lake Chad.
Newsbreak.ng gathered that ISWAP also seized large quantities of ammunition in the rivalry clash which occurred on Thursday at Krinowa axis in the North East of Marte in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.
ISWAP is a factional group that broke out of Boko Haram over leadership disagreement in 2016.
Around the same time, it pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a militant organization that emerged as an offshoot of al Qaeda in 2014.
Earlier, troops of the Nigerian Army had carried out an offensive on the hideouts of Boko Haram fighters in Bama Local Government Area (LGA). Dozens of Boko Haram fighters have been eliminated.
In recent weeks, the military has continued to intensify efforts in fighting the insurgents.
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