Terrorists belonging to the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have stormed a village in Chibok before kidnapping head of the CJTF in the state.
A report by TheCable revealed that the insurgents attacked the community around 4am on Wednesday when most of them were still asleep, a resident told TheCable.
Abba, the source said, had been the insurgents’ target since he refused to get compromised.
The head of the civilian JTF was abducted alongside many others who are yet to be identified.
The civilian JTF is a vigilante group created to assist the military fight insurgency in the north-east.
the resident said.
“They abducted many others who couldn’t run. They also burnt down some properties including a vehicle belonging to the community head.”
The attack comes a week after the insurgents attacked Korongilum in Chibok, setting many houses on fire.
Sagir Musa, army spokesperson, could not be reached for comments.
TheCable, however, understands that soldiers have moved to the area.