Nigeria Elections 2019: Multiple explosions rock Maiduguri on elections day

A series of explosions was heard in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Saturday, just hours before the opening of polls in presidential and parliamentary elections.

Multiple blasts were heard at about 6:00 am (0500 GMT).

There was no immediate indication of the cause but the city has been repeatedly attacked by Boko Haram Islamists.

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