The Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Monday attacked Shallangba village in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State.
It was learned that the terrorists reportedly attacked the remote village on trucks and overpowered the local hunters who engaged the insurgents in a gun duel.
After overpowering the hunters, the ISWAP fighters shot sporadically as villagers scamper for safety into the bush.
Speaking to Daily Trust, a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) said the terrorists are still in the village and currently invading homes.
Meanwhile, seven persons have been killed and many others severely injured during an attack on a market in Pinau community of Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Naija News learned that the tragic incident happened on Sunday evening when the gunmen attacked the traders and buyers who were engaged in commercial activities.
Confirming the attack, a youth leader in the area, Shapi’i Sambo, said that the criminals stormed the market and started shooting sporadically.
He described the incident as unfortunate, calling on the Federal and State governments to curtail the activities of unknown gunmen, bandits and terrorists in the country.
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