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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack northeast Nigeria town

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Danilo Martir | 08 Junio, 2017, 10:48

Mr Usman, a brigadier-general, said "there was an attempt by a few suspected Boko Haram to attack Jiddari Polo and all have been neutralized. Situation cool and calm", Usman said.

Residents in the Jidari and Polo areas of Maiduguri began to flee the city after hearing gunfire, our correspondent reported, saying that the ensuing confusion caused a mass exodus of residents throughout the city. It is not yet clear the number of casualties from the ongoing raid. "But all I can tell you is that the insurgents tried to gain entrance into Maiduguri and they were engaged by the military for about two hours". Eye witnesses said the insurgents, attacking through Damboa Road, sacked Aridawari, Jiddari, Polo wards, NNPC quarters/depot, Damboa Road and Molai, firing, at a point, an improvised rocket launcher.

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Wednesday's attack in the most daring by Boko Haram on Maiduguri in recent years since the military retook most of the territory once controlled by the terror group.

"Increasing gunshots are forcing us to flee our homes".

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He said: "The situation in Maiduguri is under control".

A terse statement by the Borno State Police Public Relations Officer, posted on WhatsApp page read, "Please everyone should calm down, and remain indoors".

Cyclone Mora moving towards Bangladesh
After the landfall it continued moving north over Chittagong division and it reached north-eastern India weakening gradually. Mostofa said they had not received any reports of casualties so far but some houses have been damaged and trees uprooted.

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