Bomb blasts rock restive Nigerian city of Maiduguri: army

People walk past police armoured tank stationed at the main gate of the state police command headquaters in Maiduguri, Borno StateThree bomb blasts on Sunday rocked the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, the army said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. “There were three improvised explosive devices explosions at Gomari and Ajilari general area in Maiduguri at about 7:21 pm (1821 GMT),” military spokesman Sani Usman said in a statement. “Although details are not clear, it is important to note the attacks signify high level of desperation on the part of the Boko Haram terrorists,” he said.

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