Nigerian military officials confirmed Sept. 16 that militants killed at least 18 soldiers during an ambush between Monguno and Maiduguri, Borno State, the previous morning. At least 11 other soldiers were injured, and militants reportedly kidnapped at least two others. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) claimed responsibility for the attack. Monguno is about 106 km (66 miles) northeast of Maiduguri.
Sursa: private group