Bomb hits outskirts of Nigeria's northeastern city Maiduguri

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 13, 2015 7:43 AM

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A bomb went off on the outskirts of Nigeria's northeastern city Maiduguri around midday on Monday, a military source said.

The city is the birthplace of Islamist jihadi sect Boko Haram.

(Reporting By Lanre Ola, Writing by Julia Payne)