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Islamic State West Africa launches coordinated assaults in northeast Nigeria | The Long War Journal

Islamic State West Africa launches coordinated assaults in northeast Nigeria | The Long War Journal

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWA), formerly known as Boko Haram, has launched a coordinated assault in northeastern Nigeria just days after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari declared the fight against the jihadist group “technically” over. More than 50 people have reportedly been killed in two days of fighting.

On Sunday, ISWA first launched an assault on Maiduguri…

Source: Islamic State West Africa launches coordinated assaults in northeast Nigeria | The Long War Journal