Abuja: At least 18 persons were killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria’s Adamawa state, police said on Friday.
The attack occurred around 10p.m. (local time) on Thursday, Xinhua news agency quoted an official as saying.
The official also confirmed the arrest of a Boko Haram suspect by the police.
“We are still investigating the suspect to ascertain whether he is among the wanted Boko Haram leaders,” the official said.