Judumri Village on the outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State, has been deserted following attacks by members of the terrorists group, Boko Haram, on Saturday.
Residents fled the village to Maiduguri for safety.
According to reports, the terrorists stormed the village at about 6.30 p.m., shooting.
It was, however, gathered that some military personnel had been deployed to put the situation under control.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has announced that some villages under the attacks of Boko Haram have been liberated.
According to a statement on its facebook, the liberation followed a joint clearance operation carried out by troops of 25 Task Force Brigade Chibok and 28 Task Force Brigade Damboa.
The operation was carried out, the Nigerian Army said, on Friday from Gumsuri to Gambori in Borno State.
Two high profile Boko Haram commanders were said to have been killed.
The commanders are Abu Rajal and Tuja Sa’inna Banki.
“The COAS, Lt Gen T.Y. Buratai has commended the gallant troops and urged them to carry out further incursions and clearance operations to ensure that the remnants of the BHT are completely wiped out,” the statement reads in part.