Suspected Boko Haram militants attack Nigeria's Maiduguri

May 13, 2015 6:40 PM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Suspected Boko Haram militants are attacking Nigeria's northern city of Maiduguri in Borno state from a cashew plantation a few kilometres from the Giwa barracks, a military source said.

"I'm trapped near the University of Maiduguri now," local resident Kabir Olaoye told Reuters by phone. The shooting began around 6:45 pm (1745 GMT) local time, he said.

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