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BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

By News Express on 20/09/2015

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Boko haram this night launched attacks in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State in Nigeria’s troubled North-East.

The Nigerian Army confirmed the attacks via a statement issued by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.

He said: “This is to inform the public that there were three improvised explosive devices explosions at Gomari and Ajilari general area in Maiduguri at about 7.21pm today evening. Although details are not clear, it is important to note the attacks signify high level of desperation on the part of the Boko Haram terrorists.

“Security personnel and emergency management teams have been drafted to the area and appropriate security measures being taken.

“We would like to state that the Nigerian military would not be deterred in its determined efforts of defeating Boko Haram terrorists in the shortest possible time. We would like to assure the public also that now the terrorists have  shown their ugly presence  in such areas, there is need for more vigilance, security consciousness and prompt reporting of suspicious persons or group of persons in their midst. This would enable the security take appropriate measures against them.”

•File photo shows scene of a Boko Haram attack.

Source News Express

Posted 20/09/2015 11:32:17 PM

 

 

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