One person has been confirmed dead after suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Kala village, opposite the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Dalori, Borno State.
An official of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Mr Bello Dambatta, confirmed the attack to Channels Television in a telephone interview on Monday.
Dambatta, the Head of SEMA Rapid Response Team, said the deceased was set on fire by the insurgents who injured another man during the attack which occurred on Sunday night.
According to him, the assailants also burnt down some houses in the village.
The SEMA official said officials of the agency are already at the scene while the injured victim has been evacuated to the Maiduguri Specialist Hospital in the state’s capital.