Fighters of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists group on Sunday evening attacked Buni Yadi, a community in Yobe State.
It was gathered that the Boko Haram terrorists invaded the town on Sunday evening shooting indiscriminately.
According to Sahara Reporters, many residents were fleeing into the forest for safety.
“There is confusion in the community now, sporadic shooting currently going on,” a security source was quoted as saying.
The source added that the terrorists are presently engaging the army formation in the community.
Meanwhile, gunmen have abducted Charles Mato Dakat, a traditional ruler in Mangu, Plateau State.
The monarch’s palace was attacked in the wee hours of Sunday morning by gunmen.
Helen Bulus a resident in the community gave an account on how the incident occurred.
She said: “The incident happened between 1am and 2am. The gunmen came in large numbers to his palace.
“He was in the palace alone because the wife had travelled to Jos and the children were also not around. All through the wee hours, there was heavy shooting by the bandits in his palace, and people in the community were running in different directions.
“So, this morning at daybreak, we went to the palace only to discover that the gunmen have taken the traditional ruler away.”
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