At least 5 Boko Haram militants who were in Mosul, Iraq to undergo military training under ISIS were killed on Wednesday, May 13th by Mosul Youth Resistance Movement.
The spokesperson for Mosul, Saed Mamuzini, told the press that the Mosul Youth Resistance Movement, which was recently formed to act against Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, attacked the Boko Haram insurgents in the Dargaza neighbourhood of eastern Mosul yesterday Wednesday, killing 5 insurgents;
“The Nigerian Boko Haram militants were in Mosul to take part in a military training course conducted by Islamic State (IS).” he said
Boko Haram, a radical Islamic group, has kidnapped and killed thousands of people in areas under their control in north eastern Nigeria.The group has pledged allegiance to IS and appear to be in close cooperation.
This is the first report of the presence of Boko Haram militants in Iraq.