Several people have been killed in Gamboru Ngala town in Borno state following Boko Haram militant attack on the border town between Nigeria and Republic of Cameroon.
Aside those killed and injured, properties worth millions of naira including dozens of vehicles were burnt at the weekly market which usually hold on Mondays.
The sect militants also burnt houses and killed those they found inside sat they chanted ‘Allahu akbar’ and other war songs during the raid on the township, said a military source .
The islmist militants also stole bags of foodstuffs and escaped with them in several vehicles.
The source said some residents of the area fled to safe locations in neighboring Cameroon close to the Gamboru Ngala town.
The Defence Headquarters supervising military operations in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states are yet to issue a statement regarding the latest attacks.
Culled from Sahara Reporters