Buni Yadi, the headquarters of Gujba local government area of Yobe state is under attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

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Heavy gunshots were heard from eastern and western fringes of the town on Sunday, a development that plunged residents into panic.

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The suspected insurgents were said to have entered the town in a convoy of four trucks.

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Details of the latest attack are still sketchy.

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Buni Yadi is about 45 km away from Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.

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The attack is coming less than 24 hours to a presidential rally scheduled for tomorrow, Monday in Damaturu.

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