A bomb that exploded directly behind the Shehu of Borno’s palace has left an unspecified number of people wounded. At least one dead victim of the explosion was also seen being taken to the mortuary of a hospital in Maiduguri. Some of the soldiers guarding the palace were reportedly wounded as a result of the blast. The explosion took place around 5 pm local time and the Boko Haram sect is believed to be responsible. .