Residents of Dalori, a village barely few kilometers to the Borno State capital have been thrown into panic over a gun battle between soldiers and suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
Sounds of heavy gunfire filled the air late evening causing panic among residents of the university area and other residential areas closer to Dalori.
Spokesperson for the Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Mustapha Anka, has confirmed the incident saying the situation had been brought under control.
Details of the extent of the attack is still sketchy.
Dalori is home to more than 20,000 internally displaced people evacuated from Bama local government of the state.