Suicide bombers suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect riding in two Gulf cars on Tuesday rammed into two military patrol vehicles in Mole general area of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
There are no clear casualty figures as at press time.
Three other Improvised Explosive Devices ( IEDâ€™s ) planted at the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis exploded with no casualties recorded.
Our Correspondent gathered that the suicide bombers at about 1pm rammed into the military patrol vehicles at their checkpoints which exploded leaving many villagers in the area scampering for safety.
The suicide mission comes barely one week after two suicide bombers rammed into police patrol vehicles and civilians around Dalori Housing Estate, killing 5 policemen and three civilians as well as the suicide bombers.
Mole is a suburb village along the Maiduguri â€“ Biu road and about 10 kilometres drive to Maiduguri.
The Police Commissioner, Mr. Lawal Tanko in a telephone chat with newsmen said, he heard of the explosions around Maiduguri metropolis, and had already sent men of the anti â€“ bomb squad to investigate the blasts. He also said there are no details on the number of casualties yet.