Military intelligence report indicate that the Middle East based ISIL has set a training camp in the semi-autonomous state of Puntland, Somalia.
In a published video publish by Daesh recently announces the installation of a training camp named Commandant Cheikh Abou Nouman.
The camp is named after an ex-Al Shabaab commander who was assassinated by Al-Shabaab after his defection to Daesh/ISIS/ISIL.
Daesh wish to expand foothold in Somalia has not been received well by the Al Qaeda branch in Somalia.
Al-Shabaab Amniyaat (intelligence and military wing) has not welcomed the new entrant citing rivalry and divisions among their followers/fighters.
Pro-ISIL faction has faced stiff resistance with Al-Shabaab hunting down the defectors and assassinating them.
The rivalry between Al-Shabaab and pro-ISIL has seen some jihadists surrender to the authorities fearing Shebab assassinations.
A new ISIL terrorist unit dedicated for East Africa has since been created.
Jahba East Africa is affiliated to ISIL/ISIS and has been calling on Al-Shabaab affiliated groups in East Africa such as Al-Muhajiroun, Al-Hijra and Ansar Islam to leave their parent terror group Al Qaeda to and pledge bayah to Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State self-proclaimed caliph.
“We are telling the mujahideen in East Africa that al-Shabaab has now become a psychological and physical prison.
Similarly the newly created Jahba East Africa will suffer the same humiliation in the hands of SNA and AMISOM forces.
On 3rd May 2016, SNA Special Forces (Commandos) overrun an ISIS training camp in Janale Killing trainees in numbers.