Multiple explosions hit Maiduguri, 8 killed

Boko Haram members

There are reports that eight people were killed and score injured when multiple explosions hit Maiduguri, the Borno state capital Sunday night. The Nigerian Police has confirmed the attacks.

According to a source, the first occurred at Muna garage area when a female bomber blew up herself while two other suspected insurgents with two AK47 attacked CJTF check point. The civilian JTF successfully killed the attackers.

“We killed the two attackers with AK47 raffles and female bombers killed self.” The CJTF source disclosed.

Also, another two bombers stormed Kalleri ward and knocked at people’s door to detonate their IEDs, killing at least five people.

Alhaji Mala, a resident told Daily Trust that ” we lost three people in Kalleri last night to the bombers; they would knocked on the our doors when we open, they quickly grabbed people and detonated IEDs

The PPRO Borno Command DSP Victor Isuku confirmed the attacks.

“Preliminary info available is that the explosion occurred at Gariki Muna, which I understand is on the outskirt of town. Details will follow soonest please.” DSP Victor wrote on a group Whatapps with newsmen.

Daily Trust