Armed persons suspected to be participants of Book Haram on Saturday attacked a Nigerian military scandalous in Katarko village in Gujba Local Govt Self-discipline of Yobe Relate.
Security and native sources said the insurgents engaged security brokers in the scandalous in heavy shooting, forcing residents to creep to the bushes for security.
Katarko is located 20 kilometres south east of Damaturu, the say capital. The village has witnessed frequent assaults by the insurgents, ensuing in lack of lives.
A security source said the terrorists drove into the village in 10 guntrucks and attacked the military formation, carting away caches of weapons and ammunition.
The source additionally said the military bsse turned into as soon as badly hit by the terrorists.
Modu Aji, a resident of Katarko who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES from his farm, said he may perhaps perhaps perhaps also hear the sound of gunshots and explosions from his farm.
As a results of the assault which lasted over an hour, tons of of passengers travelling along the road had been stranded as squaddies from the checkpoint shut to Yobe Relate University blocked the road.
A pair of of the passengers who spoke to our correspondent said they would proceed their scuttle as quickly because the road turned into as soon as reopened.
Others travelling up to now as Gombe, Taraba and Yola have already abandoned the route for an different route from Potiskum.
“Many of the drivers which may perhaps perhaps perhaps also perhaps be going to far locations esteem Yola, Gombe and Taraba have left to discover Potiskum/Ashaka road but a number of of us which may perhaps perhaps perhaps also perhaps be here will proceed our scuttle when the road is evident, ” Musa Amodu, a driver, said.
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