New Year Eve Tragedy: Suicide Bomber Hits Maiduguri

An unspecified number of people are believed to have died in a suicide attack that hit Maiduguri, Borno State, on New Year eve.
Victor Isuku, Police Public Relations Officer, Borno State Police Command confirmed the incident.
He said: “Information reaching me now is that there was an explosion at custom area.
“Preliminary details available is that only the suicide bomber affected. Now on standby for details soonest.”
However, a resident of the area, Abba Mustapha, said the bomb blast was at a tea drinking joint at customs area near the Nigerian Customs Service office. He said that many persons were killed in the explosion.
The attack is believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram insurgents that were recently driven out from their strong hold, Sambisa Forest.

Author: News Editor

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