A gun duel between security forces and suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, lasting two hours rocked the city Damaturu, the Yobe state capital. The Police Public Relations officer, Mr. Toyin Gbadegesin, confirmed the incident.
He revealed that security forces have gone to carry
the corpse of a civil defense officer believed to have being killed by
the insurgents at Gwange Area of the metropolis and on their way back,
they were attacked by other suspected sect members.
The security forces according to him repelled the attack.