Breaking! Six Dead, Several Wounded As Multiple Blasts Rock Maiduguri


At least six persons have been reportedly killed after multiple blasts rocked Borno State capital, Maiduguri.

The blast which is said to have occurred at an unofficial Internally Displaced Peoples camp located at Muna garage has also left several others wounded.

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The Borno Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu, who confirmed this to Reuters news agency, said three blasts occurred near Muna Garage outskirt of Maiduguri at around 430am (03:30 GMT) on Wednesday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up.

The third bomber was said to have killed by his explosive device before he could reach his target. The wounded have been taken to the hospital to receive treatment.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Maiduguri has been frequently targeted by fighters of the Boko Haram armed group.

Last week Wednesday in a similar attack, four female teenage suicide bombers, and two other men were killed, following a suicide attack at Usmanti area along Muna Garage in Maiduguri.

The four teenage girls reportedly detonated explosives worn around their bodies at the outskirts of the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday March 15th.

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Four deafening explosions had echoed over Maiduguri in quick successions at about 1.15 a.m., causing sleeping residents to jump out of their beds in fear of yet another horrific attack by Boko Haram.

More details on latest attack to follow soon…

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