Gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram were on Sunday evening involved in a shoot-out with soldiers in Aladuwari village – about 2 km away from Maiduguri.
Residents are currently fleeing with their Children as reported by Mike Amadi at the scene in Maiduguri.
The attackers arrived the area at about 6 p.m. local time, reports Premium Times.
Also at about 8 p.m., two suicide bombers, believed to be females, detonated explosives near FOMWAN school in Jiddari area of Maiduguri.
The casualty figure from the explosions is yet to be independently confirmed as at press time.