A number of Borno State residents fled their homes Wednesday evening.
A video on social media shows people of different ages trekking inward the city centre away from the violence.
The fresh battle occured few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Borno on a sympathy visit.
Buhari was booed, during the visit.
Boko haram attacks jiddari polo just after the symphaty visit by the president to maiduguri following the Auno massacre #Nothanothernigerian @Neieffellows @Abubakar_A_S @switminta @KawuAbu @AimohT @diansy32 @johnonyeukwu pic.twitter.com/7V2TeUNMHo— Gremearh (@Gremearh) February 12, 2020