Gunfire heard on outskirts of Nigerian city of Maiduguri

July 3, 2015 7:55 PM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Heavy gunfire was heard coming from the outskirts of Maiduguri in the northeast of Nigeria on Friday evening and a military source said Islamist insurgents were battling with security forces.

"The insurgents are trying to attack the community and the military are fighting back," the military source told Reuters.

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