Naijablog gathered that the incident happened on Friday evening.
He said says 17 security agents were killed in Friday evening attack in Dama village in the state.
A security vehicle was also burnt down by the terrorists.
The lawmaker added that several security agents were yet to be accounted for since Friday after the attack.
A childhood friend to one of the civil defence officers killed during the attack, Rilwanu Nagwaria, said the slain officer he identified simply as Sulaiman died a hero.
“He paid the supreme price, he gave his life for the freedom of others….. Let’s always remember that freedom comes at a price and let’s also remember who paid the price,” Mr Nagwaria said.
A security source at the Sokoto Police Command said the corpses had been deposited at the Specialist Hospital in Sokoto
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