Twin Bombs Hit Maiduguri

By Victor Ogunyinka

ABOUT 48 hours after a twin bomb blasts that rocked Madagali market, Yola, where 56 were reported dead and 177 injured, another twin blast hit Maiduguri on Sunday.

A group of women walk along a street in front of the bombed out ruins of what was the Emir’s palace in Gwoza, Nigeria. © UNHCR/Hélène Caux
A group of women walk along a street in front of the bombed out ruins of what was the Emir’s palace in Gwoza, Nigeria. © UNHCR/Hélène Caux

Number of causalities as at press time was unconfirmed. Police spokesperson, Victor Isuku, confirmed the blasts, which he said was near Old NEPA office.

Alhaji Danbatta, a member of the civilian JTF revealed that it was a suicide bomb attack and the total number of injured persons was unknown.

Source: tribuneonline.ng

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