Seven people were reportedly killed along Damaturu, Biu road on Thursday, when a golf car ran into an IED planted on the road by suspected Boko Haram fighters.
Travellers along the road said the golf car was carrying seven passengers.
DAILY POST learnt that the insurgents also abducted 10 other persons during the attack.
In another development, the insurgents attacked Mafa killing two people and burnt down a market in the area.
Attempts to get reaction from the authorities did not yield result, however, a senior military officer in Maiduguri confirmed the incident.