Ten persons have been killed and 47 others wounded from explosions that rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Tuesday evening.
Hospital officials where the wounded persons were taken to, confirmed the figures to Governor Babagana Zulum.
The incident happened around 7:00 pm when multiple sources reported gunshots and explosions near the Gomari area of the state.
Sources said explosions were also heard in Mairi area, a student’s village near the University of Maiduguri.
Earlier reports say worshippers in a mosque on the street called “Layin Bori” may have been killed.
The military immediately deployed gun trucks to the area .
This is the first attack on Maiduguri town in a long time.