Explosions, gunfire in suspected extremist attack in Nigerian state's capital

December 1, 2014 6:30 AM

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DAMATURU, Nigeria – Residents the northeast Nigerian town of Damaturu say explosions and gunfire are being heard in the town, in the latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists.

Resident Garba Musa said Boko Haram attackers burned down a mobile police base early Monday in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state. A helicopter gunship has arrived.

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