The Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, reportedly attacked Wultihiya, a town in Borno State.
The terrorists razed down properties in the town that is predominantly a Christian community,.
The gunmen burnt down the community’s church, some houses and two cars. The community is located in the Askira Uba Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that gunmen lunched the attack on Thursday, January 6 and operated without hindrance.
This comes as insurgents had on Tuesday engaged the Nigerian troops at the military post in the community in a gun battle.
The terror group said it razed down the facility, while armoured tank and military operational vehicles were captured.
ISWAP in the post said 10 people were killed including soldiers and children during the attack.
The terror group added that it razed down many military operational vehicles.