Boko Haram kills scores in fresh attack in Adamawa State

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members have taken over Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Report from the area say the insurgents invaded the town killing scores of people and the entire local government has been deserted as sporadic gunshots continue unabated.

Confirming the incident, the Adamawa Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, said the military was on top of the situation.  

According to Sajoh, the insurgents, who entered through Kirchinga village in neigbouring Madagali local government, were being chased out by the military which had deployed reinforcement, “they burnt the First Bank in Michika and some shops”.

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