Suspected members of Boko Haram insurgents have invaded, Egiri, Zira I and II villages of Biu Local Government Area in Southern Borno Senatorial District, setting ablaze over 140 residential houses, carting away foodstuff and livestock.
Zira is 5 kilometers away from Gur village which was attacked last Friday leaving four persons dead and setting ablaze residential houses and vehicles.
Zira and Gur were peaceful communities located near Buratai, the home town of the former Chief of Army Staff, General Yusuf Tukur Buratai.
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According to sources this is the second time the insurgents are attacking the village in the same month.
All efforts to get confirmation from the Police was not successful but a reliable security Source in Biu Local Government Area confirmed the recent destructions by insurgents in the three communities to TVC News.