The bloodsucking extremist, Boko Haram has attacked Damasak community,Borno State on Saturday evening.
TOS News gathered that the extremists who came in large numbers on motorcycles and gun trucks did not only unleashed ambush in an area around the UN hub and set it on ablaze, but also attacked some NGO facilities, killed four people, including soldiers and stole some vehicles.
Members of ISWAP, a faction of the Boko Haram reportedly carried out the attack in Damasak, a border community in Borno State.
According to a security source, the attack was mostly targeted at the UN and NGO facilities in Damasak. A police station and a hospital were also attacked.
In a report, the attack on the UN hub is the second of its kind within five weeks.
On March 1, the insurgents attacked a UN hub in Dikwa town of Borno State, where they burnt several vehicles after dislodging a military base.
Narrating the ordeal, a security source said, the attackers slaughtered two persons in the attack
“Yes, they set fire on the UN hub, the GISCOR office as well as INTERSOS, NRC offices before carting away their vehicles.
“The insurgents went to the General Hospital in Damasak and looted drugs and related medical facilities, but one of their commanders prevented them from setting fire on the hospital because there were patients in the wards.”
Moreover, some residents also said that a military jet that came to rein the situation reportedly dropped a bomb that landed in a compound where civilians were holding a naming ceremony. They said the bomb exploded and killed many women and children.