Wednesday, July 12, 2017

11 Persons Die As Multiple Explosions Hit Maiduguri

At least 11 persons were killed in multiple bomb explosions yesterday night in Maiduguri. A reliable security source, who pleaded anonymity, told NAN that the first and second explosions occurred at about 9.45 p.m. at Mulaikalmari, some six kms away from Maiduguri.

The source said the persons, including the suicide bombers were killed in the attack.

The source added that security teams had been drafted to the affected areas to ascertain the situation. He disclosed those wounded referred to Special Hospital, Maiduguri for medical attention.

Chairman of the State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Satomi Ahmed, who confirmed the attacks, said his officials have been mobilised to the scenes. “Thanks to the hard work of our Emergency Response Teams we were able to put together a prompt response, ” he said