The Islamic State-backed faction of the Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), previously often called Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād has claimed accountability for the killing of three policemen and a business motorcyclist in Suleja, Niger State.
Suleja is lower than 20 Kilometres away from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Gunmen had on Thursday ambushed the policemen whereas responding to a misery name close to a spot known as Outdated Barracks within the city.
The slain officers had been recognized as Hosea Saba, Yahaya Yakubu and Aminu Sani, all connected to the B Division command in Suleja.
About three individuals, together with a vigilante member, had been additionally injured through the assault.
Nonetheless, ISWAP mentioned the assault was carried out by “troopers of the caliphate”.
This comes a number of weeks after the group claimed accountability for an assault on a police station within the Adavi Native Authorities Space of Kogi state.
That is the primary time ISWAP can be claiming an assault in Niger State.
If the assault was executed by the insurgents as claimed, it, due to this fact, signifies the growth of the phobia group within the Northern a part of the nation.