The people killed were returnees that was dismissed many years ago by the terrorist from their community.
Report by Sahara Reporter say that the insurgents also hoisted their flag in the town".
A resident of Kukawa, who spoke with our correspondent, said apart from those killed, several others were left with serious bullet injuries.
“The terrorists have again taken over Kukuwa, even with a statement by the army to our people that the town was safe some weeks ago. Why will the army have no plans to protect civilians In Kukawa and let them return home?,” the resident asked.
The sect has killed over 15,000 people in Northern Nigeria since the insurgency began in 2009.NaijaBlog.ng