Islamic terrorist group BokoHaram has unleashed a fresh attack in Damasak a border community in Borno State on Saturday.
At least fours people including soldiers were killed on Saturday evening as suspected members of ISWAP, a faction of the Boko Haram, attacked Damasak, a border community in Borno State, security sources and witnesses said.
“It was a bad situation we had on Saturday when the Boko Haram gunmen stormed Damasak later Saturday afternoon,” said a source, a local security personnel who pleaded anonymity.
“The attackers came in large numbers riding on motorcycles and many gun trucks. They attacked an area around the UN hub, setting it on fire.
“They also slaughtered two persons and we later discovered that two special forces soldiers also died.”