Boko Haram terrorists have attacked motorists near Lantaiwa, a community located 70 kilometers north from Damaturu the Yobe state capital.
The terrorists reportedly stormed the community, shooting sporadically. The number of casaulties from the attack is yet unknown.
Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole, Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh, confirmed the attack, saying operatives of the army have been mobilized to the area.
The current attack comes few days after the insurgents destroyed two telecommunication masts in Babbangida, the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Council of the State in order to stop the locals from sharing information with the security personnel.