Islamic State West Africa Province, a faction of Boko Haram, have attacked Goniri, Yobe State.
The terrorist group in a statement sighted by SaharaReporters, disclosed that a member of the Yobe State Peace and Vigilante Operation and a man accused of being a Nigerian Army spy were killed during the attack.
It added that officers of the Nigerian Army refused to leave their military base to defend the town while they operated for about 3 hours.
The group also displayed two operational vehicles and ammunition allegedly captured from the local vigilante group.
The insurgents burnt several houses and cars in the community.
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Meanwhile, the United States Government has warned its Nigerian counterpart that terrorist groups, ISIS and Al-Qaeda are planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria.
Commander of the US Special Operations Command, Africa, Dagvin Anderson, made this known during a press conference at the weekend.