Police barracks, churches and a house owned by General Paul Tarfa were among a several buildings burnt in Adamawa State on Friday during an assault by Boko Haram terrorists.
The insurgents assaulted and sacked the ancient missionary town on Friday evening, causing tremendous annihilation.
A source from Garkida, Andrawus Tarfa, narrated how the hoodlums plundered the town and set ablaze major structures unhindered.
He stated, “They came in large numbers, with around 14 vans and pillaged the town; they plundered pharmaceutical shops and food stuff.
“They had unfettered access because a battalion of troops in the town was pulled back sometimes back, leaving behind only a pocket of fighters who couldn’t repel the insurgents.
“Subsequent to plundering, they burnt down a police barracks, police stations, two churches, Living Faith and EYN, and a shopping mall.
“people were likewise killed but I have no record starting at now.
“They have likewise razed General Paul Tarfa’s residents, among other important buildings in the town.”
Spokesperson for the police in the state, Suleiman Nguroje, when reached on the issue, declined remarks, saying, “It is exclusively a military jurisdiction.”