Multiple explosions, gunshots heard in Nigeria region under sect attacks

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Explosions and heavy gunfire echoed Saturday night through a city in northeast Nigeria that’s home to a powerful politician, witnesses and officials said, the latest major attack in a region home to a radical Muslim sect. It wasn’t immediately clear if there were any casualties. The attacks began at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (1830 GMT; 1:30 p.m. EST) in the city of Geidam in ...
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Added November 26, 2011
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