ISWAP , the Islamic State West African Province ,has released videos of how it attacked Damasak town in Borno State .
News Mail Nigeria reports that ISWAP attacked Damasak town on Saturday and burnt United Nations facilities, forcing the humanitarian workers to run for their lives.
“The terrorists came into the town in gun trucks. They first embarked on a looting spree. They carted away aid supplies meant for the Internally Displaced Persons before they set fire to the UN hub in the town and three other buildings belonging to other aid organizations” a source that narrated the incident said.
A military insider confirming the attack said the Nigerian soldiers fought hard to make sure the terrorists did not overrun the town.
“They planned to attack the military base first, but we repelled the invasion. Pockets of them then went to the UN facility. The Nigerian Air Force aircraft have been called in and they are currently engaging in air interdictions on the terrorists.”
Meanwhile, a few hours ago, the insurgents were reported to be attacking the town again making it the 8 time this week.