Hungry Boko Haram fighters stormed Kirchinga village have in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, fired gunshots in the air, burnt houses and went with foodstuffs.
Residents of Kirchinga, where the attack took place, said Tuesday that the terrorists stormed the village Monday evening, burning houses and looting shops.
A resident said the attackers arrived at the village in the late hours of the day in pickup vans and motorbikes.
“They came in shooting in the air and looting shops and burning houses as people scampered for safety,” the resident said.
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“Soldiers showed up after a while and got the insurgents rushing off,” another source said.
The Nation reports that Troops commander in Madagali, Col US Abdulsalam, said there was an attack but it was repelled.