Nigerian Soldiers and Boko Haram fighters are currently exchanging gunfire in Jakana, a village in Kaga local government area of Borno state.
The insurgents reportedly stormed the village around 6:30pm.
Jakana is 10 kilometers from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital
Boko Haram has renewed attacks on soft targets in recent times, ambushing Army convoy and bombing a mosque killings scores of worshippers.
The sect elusive leader, Abubakar Shekau on Wednedsay appeared in a new video, urging members of the goup to take the lives of infidels.