Happening Now!! Borno Residents Flee As Soldiers And Boko Haram Engage In Gun Battle (Photos)

According to reports reaching Igbere TV news desk, there is pandemonium in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital as soldiers are currently locked down in a gun battle with Boko Haram terrorist. Residents gripped with fear were seen leaving the area along with their families as the battle continues.

The insurgents reportedly made their way through a cashew plantation to the Jiddari Polo area of the state.

Residents are reported to be in a panic and are fleeing the area for safety.

Also, heavy gunshots around Giwa Barracks were heard.

Reports, however, say that the terrorists attacked from three fronts; Aliramti Jiddari-Polo, Giwa Barracks & Molai area.

The Air Force is currently conducting air patrol around the metropolis while residents are trapped in the traffic caused by the pandemonium which is quite chaotic.