The insurgents attacked Gaya village in the Hong Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, February 19.
Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly killed 30 people in Adamawa State.
The insurgents attacked Gaya village in the Hong Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, February 19, Punch reports.
The Boko Haram members reportedly also burnt several buildings in the community before escaping from the area.
The attack was said to have been precipitated by the military operation which resulted in the takeover of 11 communities from the insurgents
"The fighters of the Boko Haram sect attacked Gaya community in Hong Local Government Area here in Adamawa State.They killed over 30 people and burnt down several buildings in the community. You know that that community is in the border area just by the Sambisa Forest,” a security source reportedly said.
“Those who attacked the community were dislodged from the Sambisa Forest by the ongoing raid being carried out by the Air Force and the ground soldiers. The military is now in control of a large part of the Sambisa Forest and the insurgents are moving in bands and launching attacks on the communities that are far from where the soldiers checkpoints are,” the source added.
The Nigerian military had said on Wednesday, February 18, that it had killed 300 terrorists while recovering the communities.