Gaidam town in Yobe State is currently under attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
According to Daily Trust, residents in the town said that the attackers stormed the town around 5:30pm, and started shooting sporadically.
A resident said “The insurgents took advantage of the Market Day to infiltrate the town.”
“Although they forewarned residents of their coming days back so the military were not taken unaware,” he said.
He added that two Nigerian Air Force jets have arrived the town to support the military strength.
It was learnt shootings was still ongoing as of the time of filing this report.