The Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād has killed at least four policemen in Gajiram, Borno State, after a midnight attack on a police station.

Gajiram is located about 73 kilometers to the restive capital of the North Eastern State of Borno.

Military sources confirmed the attack to SaharaReporters on Saturday afternoon as well as a security analyst in the Lake Chad region, Zagazola Makama, disclosed this on X (formerly known as Twitter) on Saturday.

The incident occurred around 1am on Saturday, according to Makama. 

According to him, the terrorists disguised themselves and sneaked into the town Friday midnight and went straight to the police quarters. They subsequently opened fire on some policemen, killing four of them.

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