The terrorist Boko Haram sect said to have been technically defeated by the federal government is currently attacking Adamawa state.
Residents of Gulak, the headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, are equally now on the run following the attack that is still ongoing.
The Adamawa State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, confirmed the development to newsmen saying Nigerian army are currently in a gun duel with the insurgents.
According to him, the vigilance group in the town and the hunters association are assisting the military in a bid to repel the attack and gunshots can be heard all over.
Many scared residents have fled the town and are hiding in the bushes, mountains, and hills.
The Chairman of Madagali local government area, Alhaji Mohammed Yusuf, also confirmed the attack saying many casualties could result from the attack.