There is currently tension in Garka as Boko Haram members attack the village of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
It was gathered that the terrorists killed at least 18 people at neighbouring Dabna village in the early hours of Wednesday.
A resident who spoke on the development said half of the people living there have migrated to neighbouring villages.
A survivor identified as Hilda Joshua noted that apart from those killed, many people sustained injuries in the attack.
He disclosed that he managed to escape to the bush but that some of his family members and neighbours were trapped in the village.
Another survivor said apart from those killed in the village, he saw three corpses lying in the bush around Kwapre, a neighbouring village.
A source revealed that military fighter jets hovered around the villages and engaged the attackers.
Efforts made to reach 23 Armor Brigade Public Relations Officer, Major Mohammed Haruna Sani, proved abortive.