- It was a sad day for the residents of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Tuesday, February 23 as there were multiple attacks by Boko Haram insurgents
- Men of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group launched attacks using missiles on different locations at Maiduguri as information has it
Several media houses have reported similar information of what happened yesterday during the attack. In addition, a Twitter user, FAREED (@___FAREED) gave an account of what actually occurred.
Boko Haram fighters have launched a new attack on the Nigeria city Maiduguri. They fired multiple rockets into the city, 9 children were killed playing football when the rocket landed and many more feared killed.
The insurgents launched multiple missiles and engaged the military stationed at the outskirts of the state capital. Missiles landed in Gwange, Bulabulin, Adam Kolo, and Molai areas of the town leading to the deaths of many residents.
In another separate attack, the report disclosed that the jihadist fighters attacked civilians in Internally Displaced Camp in Dalori at the outskirt of the town.
The Tuesday multiple attacks on Maiduguri by the insurgents have not happened for some years in the Borno state capital.
A good number of Nigerians are shocked to ever think such attacks will occur after the new service chiefs vowed to exterminate insurgency in the Northeastern part of the country, as well as armed banditry in some Northern states.