Security operatives have completely taken over the town of Madagali in Adamawa State where 24 mourners were killed by Boko Haram insurgents.

This is to uncover perpetrators of the act who might be hiding among community members only to resurface and launch another attack.

The insurgents attcked the village two days ago when the community was observing wake keep for a departed soul.

They killed about 24, according to an eyewitness.