Barely few days after the Federal Government announced that it had defeated Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorists on Friday, reportedly stormed Kimba village in Gur ward of Biu Local Government Area of Borno state, killing 13 people and abducting 8 others. Umar Sani, a resident said, "They burnt down our houses, killed our brothers and abducted our children. We are close to Sabon Gari and there are military there at Sabon Gari but they could not come to our rescue. Many people have been wounded. About 17 are currently being treated in Biu. We have lost 13 people and they took eight with them."
According to him, the Boko Haram militants invaded the village in their characteristics chanting of “Allahu Akbar!” meaning “Allah is Great”. The incident which occurred at about 8:30 pm was said to be the sixth attack in the area lately.