The Death of Amir Abu Imrana ISWAP “3 star General” has gotten the ISIS and Al-Qaida affiliates in Africa more furious as the notorious terrorist group have vowed to cause more disaster in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria.
Naija News learnt that the deadly terrorist sect decided to recruit child soldiers and use them for violent engagement after they lost thousands of experienced homegrown/foreign fighters and top commanders in the battlefield in the recent waves of attacks by the Nigerian Army led offensive against them.
It was discovered that Amir Abu Imrana known as ISWAP “3 star General” was a native of Marte LGA and was known to personally command a group of 300 special forces.
He is believed to have died of gun-shot wounds in Sabon Tumbuns.
These successful battlefield offensives on Boko Haram leadership and strongholds by the Nigerian Army and Air Force in the Sambisa forest and Tumbuns of Lake Chad was preceded by a Chadian Army-led ‘Operation Boma Wrath’ targeting a number of Boko Haram ISWAP occupied Islands in the Lac Province.
Meanwhile, many Boko Haram structures in Warshale, Borno State, has been destroyed in a recent airstrike by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole, the Defence Headquarters has confirmed.
A statement on Monday by Major General John Enenche, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations confirmed several Boko Haram fighters were also killed in the airstrike.
The multiple airstrikes were carried out on 27th June as part of a subsidiary Operation LONG REACH after credible intelligence reports, Naija News understands.