Three blasts hit Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria

March 7, 2015 11:56 AM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Three blasts hit the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri on Saturday in the worst attack on the city since suspected Boko Haram militants failed in a bid to seize the state capital at the end of January.

A Reuters witness heard the three explosions, all coming in a period of just over half an hour from about midday in a city of some two million people.

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