The incident was confirmed by Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu to AFP.
Terrorists kill 3, abduct 7 women in Borno
The insurgents were also said to have burned homes in the village and abducted seven women during the attack.
“Homes and vehicles were burned in the attack which made villagers ran into the bush,” Chukwu said.
The Nigerian government, in December 2016, claimed that it had defeated Boko Haram after taking control of its stronghold, Sambisa Forest.
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