Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern Nigeria, police say


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Multiple blasts killed four people and injured eight others in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, the state police commissioner said on Wednesday.

Borno Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu said three blasts occurred near the Muna Garage area of Maiduguri, the city worst hit by an eight-year-old insurgency by Islamist Boko Haram militants, at around 04:30 a.m. (0330 GMT).

(Reporting by Lanre Ola and Ahmed Kingimi, writing by Alexis Akwagyiram, Larry King)

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