Suspected members of Islamist sect Boko Haram have killed at least five people in attacks on a police station, a local government office and a factory owned by Indians in the northeast city of Maiduguri, authorities said on Thursday.
Two Indians were killed when gunmen stormed their factory on Wednesday, while at least three people died in a separate attack the same day.
“Two policemen and one civilian were killed in the attack and we are on the trail of the culprits,” Police Commissioner Bala Hassan told Reuters.
Witness Alhaji Bukar Aisami told Reuters he saw four dead policeman at the scene. He said a local government office was also attacked but there were no casualties.