Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram terrorists invaded Michika town and Shuwa village of Adamawa State, in the early hours of Thursday, killing scores of residents.
The terrorists also reportedly set ablaze three commercial banks, houses and shops mainly located along Maiduguri-Gombi-Adamawa federal highway.
Sources who spoke under anonymity said that “the gunmen using Hilux vehicles and armed with Rocket Propelled Launchers and Improvised Explosive Devices invaded Michika town at about 4am on Thursday and wreaked havoc.
Apart from the attack on Michika, another group of terrorists attacked Shuwa village at about 4:45 am , setting ablaze many houses before fleeing the scene, according to the source.
Also said to have been destroyed in the coordinated attacks are several number of vehicles and motorcycles parked on major streets.
Some residents of Michika town in Adamawa said they slept in the in the hills and nearby bushes during Wednesday night attack on the town by suspected insurgents.