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Nigerian prison, police station under gun, bomb attack

world Updated: Feb 25, 2012 16:42 IST

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Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists Friday launched simultaneous gun and bomb attacks on a prison and a police station in the northern city of Gombe, a jail guard and a resident said.


"We are under siege. A large number of gunmen have encircled the prison, shooting and detonating explosives. It is clear they are Boko Haram," a prison warden told AFP from inside the central prison in Gombe city.