Shoot-out, explosions rock Maiduguri as Boko Haram battles Nigerian soldiers

FILE PHOTO: A Nigerian soldier pull down a Boko Haram flag as a mark of victory

Gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram were on Sunday evening involved in a shoot-out with soldiers in Aladuwari village – about 2 km away from Maiduguri.

The attackers arrived the area at about 6 p.m. local time, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

Also at about 8 p.m., two suicide bombers, believed to be females, detonated explosives near FOMWAN school in Jiddari area of Maiduguri. The casualty figure from the explosions is yet to be ascertained.

Details later…


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