People Running Away From Boko Haram Attack (See Photo)

Boko Haram, yesterday launched a fresh offensive on Maiduguri, Borno State capital. The attack, which commenced at about 6:30pm was heralded by distant sounds of gunshots that continued to get louder and louder.
Residents of the troubled city, who were obviously caught unawares, went into panic with many of them fleeing their various homes in utter confusion. Pictured above are families running for their lives.It was learnt the Boko Haram militants entered the vicinity of the town through ‘Cashew Plantain’, which is behind Gina Barracks, housing the 7th Division of the Army. See a second photo after the cut.