Reports say Boko Haram insurgents stormed Auno village 7:15pm, about 13 kilometres from Maiduguri.
They fired some shots as soon they arrived Auno, a serene town along Maiduguri-Damaturu higway, some 12 Kilometres to Maiduguri, Borno capital, causing panic among residents.
According to a source who spoke to Daily Trust,
“Some motorists were forced to make u turn on hearing the sound of exchange of guns. Some drivers made u-turn to the nearest village, I guess to Jakana,” the source said.
You recall, twenty seven people died, with 64 others injured in twin bomb blasts in Adamawa yesterday.
The bomb blasts rocked a mosque and stalls at a busy market in Mubi town, Adamawa yesterday, Eye-witnesses reported seeing over 60 people dead from the Adamawa bomb blasts.
Witnesses said loud explosions ripped through the Gwanjo market around 1 pm when the market was crowded and traders prepared for noon prayers, leaving behind dismembered bodies of victims.