Two persons have been confirmed dead after Boko Haram men opened fire on travelers. The incident which happened on Damaturu Highway left more people injured.

security and military sources have said.

We learnt that a military source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the terrorists had buried IEDs along the highway before the attack.

We learnt that the travellers were going to Biu located 21 kilometres east of Damaturu when they encountered the the gunmen midway into the journey.

The threen injured persons were immediately taken to Damaturu Specialists’ Hospital by security forces.

A source from the hospital Accident and Emergency ward of Damaturu Specialists’ Hospital confirmed that three people have been treated and referred to the Federal Medical Centre in Gombe.

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