Islamist militants have launched a massive attack in Rann, capital of Kala Balge Local Government Area in Borno State, launched by the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP).
As a result of the attack, many residents of the town fled to Cameroon.
Cameroon shares a border with Rann.
According to reports, heavily armed fighters stormed the town in the early hours of Monday.
According to reports, they set many houses on fire and engaged troops in a fierce gun battle during the attack.
Residents said the insurgents allowed civilians to leave the town unharmed.
According to a source, the ISWAP fighters fled the town after a military reinforcement arrived.
Details to follow…