Suspected members of Boko Haram Wednesday evening attacked Geidam, a town in Yobe State.
Sources in the town confirmed the incident.
It was learnt that the gunshots by the insurgents caused many residents to panic and flee into the bush while others hid in their houses.
Geidam town with a distance of about 128 kilometers away from Damaturu the Yobe State capital had suffered series of attacks from Boko Haram fighters leading to wanton destruction of lives and property.
The town also shares boundary with Borno State and international border with Niger Republic from the north.
As of the time of filling in this report, it is not yet clear the extent of damages caused in the latest attack.