PHOTOS: Residents in the bush on Christmas Eve after fleeing Boko Haram attack in Adamawa
Following the attack launched by Boko Haram terrorists in Gardika town, Gombi local government area of Adamawa state, a resident of the state identified as Evelyn Lazarus has uploaded pictures of herself and some residents in the bush on Christmas Eve.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the insurgents invaded the town through the major road linking the area with Biu in Borno state.
According to report, residents were forced to flee the town into the bush and mountainous areas as the invading terrorists looted food items and burnt houses amidst sporadic shooting.
Another resident who identified herself as Rebecca disclosed that the insurgents stormed the town when the people were making last minutes preparations for Christmas.
“They came into the town with about five vehicles and moments they started sporadic shootings forcing the villagers to flee in the ensuing confusion. We could see them from afar in our hideouts as they continue to loot, ravage houses, pharmaceutical stores even as domestic animals were not left out.” she stated.