Fresh Boko Haram attacks on a security base in Buni Yadi, headquatres of Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State has left 24 security officials dead.
Those killed in the Tuesday attack include 13 soldiers and 11 police officers.
The insurgents, who according to sources, started the massive attack on the town from 5pm, also set all security and military formations in the town ablaze.
Residents of the town say that the attackers came in ten Hilux vans, an armoured tank, and several motorcycles, the BBC Hausa service reports.
Reports say that the insurgents on storming the area, told the residents to go back home and stay indoors as their target were the security personnel in the town.
The insurgents in their attack also stormed a local government secretariat, burning most of the vehicles inside the complex.