Boko Haram Raid Banks, Burn Buildings in Gombe State

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have stormed two towns in Gombe, raiding banks and burning government buildings as well as political party offices, residents told AFP. Scores of gunmen dressed in military uniform arrived in Bajoga, 60 kilometres (37 miles) from Gombe city in a convoy of 20 vehicles at about 7:00 am today. Troops managed to push the attackers out and they then drove towards the town of Ashaka five kilometres away near the border with Yobe state to the northeast.

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