The group has been on the rampage throughout the week in Nigeria.
Terror group, Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), have intercepted and looted four out of a 40-truck convoy of food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and resettled communities in Borno State.
Reports from Daily Trust disclosed that the attack was carried out on the night of Thursday, July 7, 2022 around Layi village in the Mobbar Local Government Area of the state. The attack came barely 48 hours after the terror group attacked the Kuje Medium Security Prison in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in a bid to free its member. Kuje’s attack saw at least 69 Boko Haram suspects freed from detention.
Sources confirmed Thursday’s attack to Daily Trust and disclosed that the food and nutritional products consignment was heading to Damasak before being intercepted by the terror organization. The intercepted food products were part of palliatives from the World Food Program (WFP).
A source disclosed to Daily Trust:
“The attackers were in four gun trucks. After heavy attacks on the convoy, they succeeded in intercepting four of the vehicles and emptied nearly everything from the vehicles.”
Reports allege that ISWAP has gained control of major roads and strategic locations in southern and northern parts of Borno State.
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