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Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri

Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri late Sunday (1.04.2018), killing at least 15 people, the military said. The militants tried to enter the center of Maiduguri, the provincial capital of Borno state, but army soldiers repelled them, gunning down six armed insurgents and seven suicide bombers, said army spokesman Col. Onyema Nwachukwu.

At least 83 people were injured and are receiving medical attention the Colonel confirmed.