Traders were on Sunday killed as suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists stormed a local market in Daku village of Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state, killing 15.
Eyewitness account say the gunmen invaded the market about 11am and opened fire on traders, before they carted away with food items, unspecified amount of money.
Several shops, houses, vehicles and motorcycles were set ablaze in the process. The attacks was reported about 190 kilometres drive from Maiduguri, the state capital.
Over 20 armed men with ak47 rifles, improvised Explosive Devices and petrol bombs invaded the market square using motorcycles and one Hilux Toyota vehicle.