Critical Times News : 3 killed as Boko Haram bombs Maiduguri again

Published by / 31 Mar 2018 / No comments /

3 killed as Boko Haram bombs Maiduguri again


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday.

Four powerful explosions occurred between 9:00 and 9:30 pm, sending terrifying echoes to many parts of the town.

NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Mr Bashir Garga, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said that the blast occurred outside the town.

Garga disclosed that the suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies behind the security trench at Muna Garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

He said that terrifying echoes by the explosions caused some residents of the area to flee which made them to sustain injuries.

Garga added that the wounded were referred to hospital for treatment in Maiduguri.

“Details on the incident is still sketchy. It occurred behind the trenches and only the suicide bombers were killed,” he said.

The official added that normalcy had been restored to the area.

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