BREAKING: Yobe town under Boko Haram attack
Katarko town, located 20km to Damaturu, Yobe state capital, is currently under attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
A resident, who fled to a safe location, told said the attackers stormed the town in a convoy of three RPG laden Hilux vans around 5:06pm.
“They were shooting sporadically, setting our houses on fire,” he said.
He said that residents and security operatives have fled the town to safe location.