Many people have been feared dead in the ancient town of Rann in Borno State after militants from the Islamic state backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) dislodged Nigerian troops in the community.
Military sources told Sahara Reporters that the insurgents overran Rann on Sunday night and most of the villagers ran away but some of them were held by the insurgents.
According to Daily Times Nigeria, ISWAP shares fliers in Borno State, warning residents that the soldiers are the real enemy.
Fighters loyal to the ISWAP have warned residents of Borno State against cooperating with the soldiers of the Nigerian Army.
They took it upon themselves to storm the streets and share fliers to the residents of some areas in which the terror group observed they are not the enemies of the people.
In the fliers, the terrorists told the residents that the soldiers are the once responsible for the displacing them from their villages and destroying their property.
Naija News gathered from a report that the terrorists carried out the action in parts of Borno State where they control.
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