Terrorists of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) have confirmed they were responsible for the attack on a police checkpoint in Edo State yesterday, Naija News reports.
Reports had emerged earlier that some unknown gunmen attacked the officers who were carrying out their official duty in the South-South state on Thursday, September 22, 2022.
In a publication reportedly obtained by SaharaReporters hours after the attack, the deadly sect said it was responsible for the attack which claimed the life of an officer of the police force.
Naija News understands that the latest claim by ISWAP comes a few hours after the sect affirmed its faction was responsible for an attack on a police vehicle in Ondo State.
The Ondo attack this news platform understands happened in Ipele, Owo Local Government Area of the state.
The recent claims by the ISWAP terrorists have sent fears in the communities as residents feared that the group is moving toward the Southern part of…