Metro Heavy Gun Battle, Explosions rock Maiduguri As Boko Haram battles Nigerian Soldiers

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, according to Premium Times report.

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 independently confirmed by Vanguard.

Details later…