Gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group have attacked Azir community in the Damboa LGA of Borno state killing one and injuring many.
Naija News gathered that the insurgent looted foodstuff and livestock without confrontation and also set ablaze some residential houses in the attack that occurred on Wednesday.
Some fleeing residents who spoke to Vanguard said, “We are currently taking refuge in Damboa with no shelter and food despite this harsh harmattan weather.
“The insurgents wreaked havoc on our community without confrontation and we managed to escape into the Bush before fleeing into Damboa”
Azir is about a 15km drive south of Damboa and is the only settlement with resilient people along the 100km Damboa – Biu road, as over 10 settlements were Displaced and remained ghost communities for over five years.
The District Head of Damboa, Zanna Lawan Maina confirmed the attack on his people through a telephone call on Thursday.
“Boko Haram terrorists invaded Azir community, killed one person after looting foodstuff, livestock and other properties,” Maina said.
Source: Naija News