The Nigerian army in Borno State has efficiently recovered Dikwa city from ISWAP fighters who had been in its management till Tuesday morning.
DAILY POST gathered that troopers fought by way of and took management of the UN hub which has been within the fingers of ISWAP fighters all through the evening with 25 UN employees hiding within the bunkers.
“All 25 UN employees are secure and are taken to the 81 battalion alongside Ngala highway. They are going to be airlifted tomorrow to Maiduguri.” A supply informed DAILY POST.
Our correspondent reviews that some feminine employees working with some NGO’s had been kidnapped by the ISWAP fighters as they withdrew from Dikwa through the ensuing struggle with troopers who now management the traditional city.
Residents of the city informed DAILY POST that there have been makes an attempt by army reinforcements and Shut Air Help to safe the city however till Tuesday morning the state of affairs was unclear and ISWAP fighters had been endured within the hostage state of affairs.
In keeping with the residents, the ISWAP fighters burnt down some NGO premises, set on fireplace a well being facility, UN hub, the Civil Defence workplace and a couple of IDP camps within the city.
“Within the morning there was no single presence of safety personnel in Dikwa however we thank God now that the army is in management.” A resident mentioned.
Boko Haram: Nigerian army retakes Dikwa city fron ISWAP in Borno