27 June 2011
Nigeria's military has taken control of security in the northern city of after bombs Sunday killed at least 25 people. Our correspondent reports on the militant group thought responsible for the attack. Maiduguri
A joint military task force of soldiers, navy, air force, police, immigration, and customs officers now controls
after Sunday's bombing. Maiduguri
Task force commander Major General Okechukwu Nwaobo says at least seven gunmen on motorbikes bombed a beer garden in the Dala Kabompi neighborhood before escaping.
“This kind of attitude, this kind of unwarranted carnage, that is what we are here to stop," said Nwaobo. "We need the cooperation of each and every one of us, including the local populace. On our part, we will do what we can to win back the public confidence.”