- Associated Press - Friday, November 4, 2011

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A military spokesman says suicide bombers from a radical Muslim sect in northeast Nigeria have attacked a military installation.

Friday’s assault comes as bombs went off elsewhere in this restive city where the sect launches frequent attacks.

Lt. Col. Hassan Ifijeh Mohammed told The Associated Press the attackers were unable to enter the headquarters for the military force guarding Maiduguri.

Mohammed said the attackers detonated the explosives inside their black SUV outside the gate, damaging military buildings.

Mohammed said no soldier was killed in the attack. He blamed the attack on a radical Muslim sect known locally as Boko Haram.

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