Boko Haram Attacks Residential Area In Maiduguri

A suicide bomber on Friday night attacked a residential area in the Jidarri Polo axis of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, TheCable reports. Baa-na Shetimma told the medium that he was about driving out around 9pm before the incident happened.

A combined team of security operatives engaged Boko Haram insurgents in a fierce gun battle at Jiddari Polo on Thursday. After heated gun exchange which lasted hours, the security agents overpowered the sect. But a suicide bomber struck moments later, leaving two policemen with injuries.

The authorities are yet to react to the latest attack.

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