Heavy Explosions Kill Four In Maiduguri

At least four persons were killed as heavy explosions from Rocket Propelled Launchers and grenade with sporadic gunfire rocked the city of Maiduguri, capital of Borno State capital.
It was gathered that several other persons were injured and houses destroyed by the blast.
The attack, coming barely 12 hours after the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari when he ordered the Army Command Centre to relocate to Maiduguri, was carried out by suspected terrorists at about 12:30am, Saturday in an attempt to invade the town,leading to exchange of fire between them and troops of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army.
Sources close to vanguardngr.com said: “the terrorists after realising the heavy fire power from the troops, started firing their rocket launchers into the city, which led to the killing of a taxi driver, Mallam Bukar around Borehole area of Gomari airport of Maiduguri metropolis, while the three other residents died at different locations”.


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