Breaking: Bomb Blasts Hit Maiduguri, 8 Killed

Reports filtering in have it that multiple bomb blasts rocked Maiduguri, Borno State, early hours of Wednesday.
The report quoted the police as confirming the incident, adding that the Borno Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said it happened at around 4:30 am.
“Three bomb explosions occurred this morning at three different locations near Muna Garage, Maiduguri.
“Four people were killed and 18 people injured,” he was quoted as saying.
According to Chukwu, two of the blasts happened inside the Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp.
However, Others sources said eight people, including the five bombers were, killed in the attack.
The first location of attack is Muna Kumbori, an unofficial host community camp housing 199 internally displaced persons attacked by three suicide bombers which led to the death of two other people.
The second location is Muna Dagalti which was attacked by a suicide bomber, killing the bomber and another person.
The third location is Muna Bulaya attacked by a suicide bomber who was the only causality.
A total of five suicide bombers, all male adults, were involved in the incidents killing three innocent persons, bringing the total deaths to eight.
At least 20 people with various degrees of injuries were administered with first aid by emergency response teams and transported to the state specialist hospital while the remains of the dead have been deposited in the mortuary.
The multiple bombing was reported around the Muna garage in Maiduguri, an area that has constantly been hit by bomb blasts.
The Nigerian Army as well as its Spokesperson, Brig-General Sani Usman, has not made any formal confirmation of the incident at the time of this report.

Author: News Editor

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