Emerging report indicates that Nigerian soldiers were engaged by Boko Haram fighters in a gun duel at a checkpoint in Borno state's Monguno area.
Sources say Saturday around 12:30 pm terrorists stormed the city and opened fire at the checkpoint on soldiers.
The soldiers reportedly replied but they were said to be overwhelmed by the insurgents who had sneaked into the area.
Security operatives have reportedly retreated to Sector 3 headquarters where they reinforced themselves.
Currently insurgents and soldiers are exchanging gunfire while many residents have fled into the bush.
Details coming ...