ISWAP Commander Abou Maryam and other fighters were killed in Nigerian military airstrikes.
NewsReport gathered that in Borno State, the Nigerian military killed an ISWAP commander, Modu Kime, also known as Abou Maryam, and his fighters in coordinated airstrikes along the outskirts of Lake Chad.
According to a reliable source, the top ISWAP Commanding Officer was killed in an airstrike on the river banks of Bisko and Tumbum Tawaye in Abadam Local Government Area.
The operation was carried out after Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions revealed the terror Kingpin’s location while coordinating attacks.
The ground assessment from the points of the air interdiction revealed that a large number of terrorists, including the commander, were killed in the process.
According to an intelligence officer, Abou Maryam, who has the mobile phone number +22788036182, has been on the radar of intelligence services.
“We had been intercepting his communication and coordination of events for some time.”
“He had operated around the axis of Tumbum Tawaye, Bisko, Garere, Arkumma and Dumbawa, Zari and Gundumbali LGA.
“Abou Maryam coordinated attacks on military troops and soft targets mostly around Damasak, Nganzai, and Gajiram and sometimes on the outskirts of Maiduguri.”