Nigerian Soldiers Return Fire As Boko Haram Fighters Invade Gombi Adamawa
The Nigerian Army engaged in a fierce gun battle with the Boko Haram fighters who invaded Garkida town in the Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Friday.
A resident of the town, Joshua Malgwi, told one of our correspondents that the shootout took place in the evening.
“The insurgents are right now exchanging gunfire with soldiers. The heavy gunfire has forced most residents to remain indoors for of being caught in crossfire.”
He said the insurgents entered the community via Bijibiji.
According to reports, there are fears some residents may have been killed by the invaders.
Garkida is located on the Gombi-Biu-Damaturu Highway close to Borno State and Sambisa Forest.