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Attack leads to city-wide curfew

MAIDUGURI:

Nigerian authorities imposed a 24-hour curfew in the main north-eastern city of Maiduguri yesterday after suspected Islamist militants staged an attack there in the early hours. Baba Ahmed Jidda, a spokesman for the government of Borno State, of which Maiduguri is the capital, announced the curfew in a statement, but provided no details about the attack or if there were any casualties.

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