Two More Explosions Confirmed In Maiduguri


The Borno Police Command has confirmed two more explosions after a separate suspected suicide bombing in Maiduguri, the state capital earlier on Friday.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Damian Chukwu made the confirmation while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri on Friday.

He said: “Aside from the explosion near a mobile police location in Jiddari, we had two other suicide bombings along Maiduguri-Gamboru road.



    “In the first case, a suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosive after he was stopped at the entrance of the Muna Garage, killing himself instantly,” the Police chief said.

    He added that another suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosive on the same road few meters away killing himself and two local vigilantes popularly referred to as Civilian JTF.

    “In all, we recorded six deaths, comprising four suspected bombers and two vigilantes,” Chukwu said, adding that “this is about the sixth or seventh suspected suicide attack (witnessed in the state) in the last couple of days.

    He however reiterated that “the police and other security agents are working hard to stop the ugly trend.”

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