Two Communities, Kwarangulum and Ntsiha villages located on six kilometres from Chibok in Borno State came under attack on Tuesday night by members of the outlawed Boko Haram insurgents.
The terrorists reportedly burn houses and other property during in the area where over 200 schoolgirls were abducted by the sect in April 2014.
But troops stationed in Chibok were said to have mobilised to the communities under siege, causing pandemonium.
The spokesman, Kibaku Community Development Association, Dr Allen Manasseh, confirmed the development, noting that the attack was still ongoing as at 9.10 pm on Tuesday.
He said, “The attack is ongoing at Kwarangulum and Ntsiha villages; soldiers from Chibok have deployed to the scene to contain them, but shootings are still ongoing.”
Mannaseh explained that the residents were fleeing to Chibok for safety.
He explained that it was too early to ascertain the casualty figure and other details.