It was gathered that the heavily armed insurgents stormed the community in the early hours of Wednesday, July 7, shooting sporadically and setting houses and shops ablaze. 24 people were killed in an attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram members in Dabna, a farming community in Adamawa state.
A survivor said; Apart from those killed, many persons sustained injuries in the attack. I managed to escape to the bush but some of my family members and neighbours were trapped in the village.
“Apart from those killed in the village, he saw three corpses lying in the bush around Kwapre, a neighbouring village. Meanwhile, residents of neighbouring villages are currently living in fear following the attack. another survivor said;
“Half of the people living there have fled to neighboring villages,” one of the residents said.
The villager also confirmed that there are concerns that the attackers could head to Garka.
Security agents comprising of the Army, Airforce, and the Police have been taken to the scene of the incident.