Repelled Boko Haram attack leaves students worried in University of Maiduguri
Sources at the university, located along Maiduguri-Bama road, said deafening sounds of gunshots were heard echoing from a direction the female hostels are located.
The gunshots lasted for about an hour and a half as soldiers engaged the intruding Boko Haram gunmen.
“It was a Boko Haram attack which has been repelled effectively by our soldiers,” a top army official in Maiduguri said according PREMIUM TIMES.
A female student who identified herself as Victoria said “the shooting was very close to our hostel (named B.O.T) and we were all scared.”