The attack comes three days after the terrorists burnt houses in Gatamwarwa ward, Chibok.
According to what a Chinok resident told Olajide TV newsmen; “They came in through Sambisa forest at about 7pm and they have been setting the village on fire.”
Kaumutiyahi is at least 13 kilometres away from Chibok.
A military source disclosed that the Nigeria’s army 117 battalion stationed in Chibok were getting set to move into Kaumutiyahi.
“There is actually a company of army about 6 kilometres from the village under attack, but they would need the support of the larger battalion,” the source said.
In December, the insurgents attacked Makalama, a village in Gatamawarwa ward. Bwalakia villagers were also attacked three days after the Makalama attack, burning houses and leaving villagers stranded.
“They looted and burnt everything we have. We don’t have what to eat and we don’t have where to sleep,” one of the victims said.
In November, Abubakar Elkanemi, shehu of Borno, had said the people of the state were still under Boko Haram siege.
As of the time this report was filed, Sagir Musa, army spokesman, had not responded to message seeking information on the recent attack.