According to him, the insurgents stormed the town in several Hilux vehicles and motorcycles and
moved straight to the police station where they shot sporadically targeting residents. Kanembu
explained that Rocket Propelled Launchers and AK47 rifles were freely used.
Another resident of the town Mohammed Mafindi said that the insurgents killed three civilians and burnt down Kukawa police station, government lodge many houses and other public buildings including clinic and vehicles of the company exploring oil in the Chad Basin area.
“The insurgents immediately responded by killing two policemen, and abducted two others while two
policemen escaped into the bush,” he added.