BREAKING: Boko Haram is Currently Attacking Yobe Community
Some resident of Yobe community said that the town was up in flames with gunshots
Boko Haram terrorists in several gun trucks are presently attacking Dapchi community in Yobe State, making many residents to run for safety into nearby bushes.
A source, said the insurgents attacked the community around 7:30pm and began to fire sporadically at anything within sight.
He also said the people were presently running into nearby bushes and the Kumadugu-Yobe River to avoid being killed or kidnap
Another resident of the community told SaharaReporters that the town was up in flames with gunshots continuing.
The resident said he narrowly escaped and took refuge in a nearby village, saying that the attack was a major one.
Dapchi was attacked on February 19, 2018 by insurgents, who abducted 110 schoolgirls from their dormitory at Government Girls Science and Technical College.
The girls were later released in a deal with the Nigerian Government but one of them, Leah Sharibu, was held back because she refused to convert from Christianity to Islam.
Also in March, 2020, Boko Haram fighters attacked the town and killed seven policemen.