Bomb Blast In Maiduguri

bomb


8 people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, which is plagued by the Boko Haram Insurgency.

According to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, both the dead and injured persons have been evacuated to Specialist and Teaching Hospitals, Maiduguri.




     

     

    The blast was said to have occurred at the Muna garage in Maiduguri around 8:30 am on Wednesday.

    Sources say the suicide bomber was a woman with a child of about two years old. The child survived.

    NEMA said officials were already on ground at the scene.

    There is a big but unofficial IDPs camp at Muna containing about 14,000 displaced persons living in deplorable conditions.

     

    Join the ICIR WhatsApp channel for in-depth reports on the economy, politics and governance, and investigative reports.

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here


    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

    - Advertisement

    Recent

    - Advertisement