BBC: Nigeria's Maiduguri under curfew after Boko Haram attack

Nigeria's military has imposed a curfew in the main north-eastern city of Maiduguri after a surprise attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Streets are deserted with markets, schools and hospitals shut in the densely populated city, reports say.

The army said the lockdown was ordered to protect lives and property.

More News On Today's Boko Haram Attack On The Nigerian City Of Maiduguri

Boko Haram attacks biggest city in northeast Nigeria -- CTV/AP
Boko Haram attack: Nigeria army imposes curfew on Maiduguri -- News24
Boko Haram Maiduguri Attack: 24-Hour Curfew Imposed By Nigerian Army After Latest Seige -- IBTimes
Nigerian military imposes 24-hour curfew on troubled northern city after attack -- Xinhua News Agency
Boko Haram: Army Imposes Curfew In Maiduguri -- ChannelsTV
Nigeria: Residents Flee As Boko Haram Rattles Maiduguri -- AllAfrica
Nigeria: Multiple Explosions, Gunshots Rock Maiduguri Town -- Vanguard
Nigeria: Boko Haram Attacks Maiduguri, Many Feared Killed - Daily Trust

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