The military has reportedly been exchanging
gunfire this evening with Boko Haram terrorists
near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Loud explosions continue to ring out near
Maiduguri as the military fight with terrorists in
Kayamula village of the Jere Local Government
A resident of the Giwa Barracks area of
Maiduguri speaking with SaharaReporters said
soldiers ordered everyone to go inside their
homes because many were trying to flee the area
with their family.
Another resident, Mustapha Yusuke, said ''our
children are crying because of the loud
explosions near our area, it is late already I am
just confused. ''
Kayamla is a remote village near Giwa Barracks,
about 5 kilometers away from Maiduguri.