The Nigerian military is battling an Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) incursion in Damboa area of Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.
HumAngle learnt that air support arrived in the town to aid the ground troops in their attempt to push back the attack.
HumAngle is monitoring the fluid and unfolding security situation in Damboa, located in the southern part of the state.
Damboa is also about 87km from Maiduguri, the state capital and close to the dreaded Alagarno and Sambisa forest.
More than half of the population in Damboa are internally displaced persons and nearly all need humanitarian assistance.
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