The Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) has launched multiple rockets attack on Maiduguri, Borno state capital.

The insurgents launched the attacks on Thursday ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the city to inaugurate projects done by the state government .

The explosives landed in several areas which include Ngomari, Bulumkutu, Ajilari And Ayafe communities within the metropolis.

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The insurgents were said to have lunched the attack from the outskirt of Auno which is about 15 kilometres away from the city.

Residents within the area scampered for safety amid sounds of the explosions.

The casualty figure is yet to be ascertained but many houses were destroyed.

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