They came in plenty of hilux trucks. We saw about 20 before we started running towards the bush
Residents fleeing Damboa, headquarters of a local government area in Borno, is currently under Boko Haram at**ck.
The insurgents, villagers said, came in large numbers around 6:30 am on Wednesday and started shooting sporadically.
One of the residents said for over an hour troops from the army’s 25 task force brigade in Damboa have been exchanging g*nfire with the insurgents.
“They came in plenty of hilux trucks. We saw about 20 before we started running towards the bush,” one of the fleeing residents told TheCable.
“They came in two batches. One came in through the north Sambisa and the other from Alagaruno.
“Soldiers from the 25 task force came in about 30 minutes and right now, over an hour, they are still exchanging g*nshots with the insurgents.”