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Boko Haram Army calls for calm following attack in Maiduguri

A little girl was reportedly hit by a stray bullet when the sect members were firing sporadically during the attack.

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Cameroonian soldiers engaged in the fight against Boko Haram. play

Cameroonian soldiers engaged in the fight against Boko Haram.

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The Nigerian Army on Wednesday called for calm in Maiduguri after hours of shootings were heard in the outskirts of the town in the evening, resulting in panic around Damboa road, Old G.R.A.

Lt.-Col. Kinsley Samuel, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Department, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the situation was under control.

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He stated that “the situation in Maiduguri is under control. The public is requested not to panic but to stay calm.

“The press is please requested to disseminate this information to the public.”

A little girl was reportedly hit by a stray bullet when the sect members were firing sporadically during the attack.

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