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Boko Haram crisis: Maiduguri under siege in Nigeria

11 May 2013 Last updated at 04:27 BST

Maiduguri is the capital of Borno state, where the Islamist group Boko Haram is based and where it has waged a violent insurgency to create an Islamic state since 2010.

The BBC's Tomi Oladipo has been to the city to see what life is like for citizens caught in the crossfire.

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