The city of Maiduguri witnessed multiple bomb blast on Tuesday as many persons were feared dead following heavy explosion and gun duel between Boko Haram insurgents and security operatives.
A resident of the heavily garrisoned city said that Boko Haram attacked the city through “Simari behind University of Maiduguri.
It was the first time in several years that the terrorists have had the audacity to enter Maiduguri.
Hitherto, attacks had been limited to the outskirts of the city. But on Tuesday, the insurgents fired multiple rockets into the city.
The human casualties are yet to be ascertained. Some residents fled into safety.