BREAKING: Many feared dead as explosion goes off in Maiduguri
Many persons have been feared dead on Tuesday evening after heavy explosion and gun duel between Bokoharam terror movement and security operatives in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The number of casualty is sketchy at the moment but reports indicated that the insurgents tried to launch an attack on University of Maiduguri from the northeast behind the military trench which shares a proximity with the university.
Residents said the attack has caused people to scamper for safety around settlements like Mairi, Kaleri and Constein which are sharing fence with the University.
A residents of Kaleri said that the explosions were being detonated within the area but cannot tell if there are fatalities.
“People are just running in no direction. The explosions were coming from our area. What I cannot say is if people have died,” the source said.