Happening Now: Again, Boko Haram invades Chibok, shoots, sets houses on fire

Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state is currently being attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. 

A resident told Blueprint on phone, Tuesday night, that the attackers came into the community around 6pm, shooting sporadically and setting many houses on fire. 

A military source said troops from the Nigerian Army 28 task force brigade and 117 battalion, both having headquartersin Chibok, are already on their way to Korongilum. 

Another source resident in the area said the residents of the community have ran into nearby bushes for safety, while their fate remains uncertain as the troops engage the invading fighters.

korongilum is about 5 km to chibok the famous community where  over 200 school girls were abducted from their school hostel on the night of  April 14, 2014.

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