At least three civilians have been killed when suspected Boko Haram fighters raided a village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State Friday evening.
The insurgent group stormed Kautikari village near Chibok town at exactly 4pm, shooting sporadically and burning down several houses, according to security sources.
According to the source, the attackers came with five utility vehicles, mounted with anti-aircraft guns and moved without any resistance.
He said they spent about two hours moving from house to house in the village.
The source said, ”They came on five vehicles to attack Kautikari village and started shooting from all angles, three persons lost their lives and many houses were burnt down including a church and school.”
Our Correspondent gathered that the villagers fled to Chibok town for safety.