Text messages from residents in Damaturu report that suspected Boko Haram members this morning stormed Damaturu. They first went to the Yobe State University and unleashed terror. Details are still sketchy as of yet but it is said the attack has been on since 7.30 AM.
According to reports, the mobile Police base which is in the outskirts of the town has been burnt down by the rampaging gunmen who are now reportedly advancing to the main town of Damaturu.
Yobe state university students have now taken to the bushes in different directions for safety.