Many persons were feared killed Thursday night after Boko Haram sect launched a late evening attack on Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge local government area of Borno State, sources said.
It was gathered that a village, where hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and humanitarian workers are camping, suddenly came under serious attack by armed Boko Haram gunmen.
A security personnel who asked not to be named confirmed to Premium Times via telephone that the attack started at about 7pm.
“We got the report that Rann was being attacked at about 7pm and that many persons may have been affected but no one can clearly say the number of dead casualty,” the source said.
“We have to wait till morning before one could tell exactly what happened there,” he added.
More to come.