The Islamic State’s (IS) “West African Province,” formerly known as Jama’at Ahl al-Sunnah Lil Dawa Wal Jihad (Boko Haram), released a video showing fighters explaining the areas controlled by the group and also showed scenes of combat. The nine-minute, 59-second video, titled, “Attacks by the Soldiers of the Caliphate in West Africa,” was released on June 2, 2015.
The release marks the first video showing combat from IS’s West African Province with Nigerian forces.
In the video, a fighter countered claims that attacks by the government were diminishing its operations, and claimed that the group was thriving in the areas it controls:
Video below (while YT allows)