Kautukari, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno State, is currently been attacked by suspected fighters of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).
A resident confirmed the situation to TheCable explaining that the insurgents invaded the community around 6pm on Tuesday and started shooting randomly.
The suspected ISWAP fighters are reportedly setting houses ablaze while locals are fleeing for safety.
Soldiers stationed at a military forward operation base (FOB) in Kada, 2 kilometres away from Kautukari, were said to have been dislodged, however reports has it that troops have been mobilised from the army’s 117 battalion in Chibok town to the area.
Kautukari is 17km away from Chibok town.