Many Dead As Suicide Bomb Explosion Hits Maiduguri
Many were killed and scores of persons injured following a multiple bomb attack that hit Maiduguri yesterday. The explosion which occurred yesterday around 8:50 pm in Muna Garage area in Jere killed 16 persons including the three suicide bombers.
The incidents occurred about 8:50 pm in Muna Garage general area in Jere Local Government Area of Maiduguri.
Speaking, Commissioner of Police, Borno Command, Mr Damian Chukwu stated that a male suicide bomber with explosives strapped to his body caused the first explosion at Muna Garage, “killing himself and 13 persons.” Five persons were also injured, he said.
“In another development at Muna Dalti, two female suicide bombers detonated explosives killing themselves and injuring 13 persons,” Chukwu said.
He said 16 people died in the explosions while 18 were injured, added that those injured have been taken to the university teaching hospital for treatment.