Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants, have invaded Geidam in Yobe state.
Geidam is the country home of acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali.
The attackers burnt shops and shot sporadically in a gun battle with troops.
Details of the attack are sketchy, but The Nation learnt all residents have run away for safety.
Yobe Police Public Relation Officer, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, also confirmed the attack.
ASP Abdulkariim also confirmed the attackers are inside the town, causing destruction.
He promised to give details of the attack, which according to him are still sketchy.
The last time the insurgents attacked Geidam was in February when they kidnapped three Customs officers.
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