Bomb blasts rock restive Nigerian city of Maiduguri


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Three bomb blasts on Sunday rocked the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, the army said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. “There were three improvised explosive devices explosions at Gomari and Ajilari general area in Maiduguri at about 7:21 pm (1821 GMT),” military spokesman Sani Usman said in a statement. It was not clear if there were any casualties but police, soldiers and civilian vigilantes have cordoned off the area, witnesses said.



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