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Boko Haram Many reported dead as terrorists attack Maiduguri again

A resident of the Jidarri Polo area where the attack took place said he saw dead bodies in front of his house.

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Many reported dead in fresh Boko Haram attack in Maiduguri play

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A suicide bomber has reportedly attacked a residential area in the Jidarri Polo axis of Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

According to The Cable, which quoted a resident identified as Baa-na Shetimma, the attack occurred around 9pm on Friday, April 27, 2018.

"There are dead bodies in front of my house as I speak to you,"  Shetimma was quoted as saying.

He said he heard a loud explosion as he was about opening his car to drive out.

Yesterday's attack

On Thursday, April 26, a combined team of security operatives confronted the insurgents in a fierce gun battle at Jiddari Polo area, same location as the latest attack.

The security team reportedly overpowered the terrorists but a suicide bomber attacked shortly after, leaving two policemen injured.

ALSO READ: 6 killed, 9 others wounded in Maiduguri attack - Police

The army or other relevant authorities are yet to react to the fresh attack.

The sect has continued to attack Borno villages despite the repeated claims by the army and the Federal Government that the terrorists have been defeated.

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