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Twin explosions rattle Maiduguri, many feared dead

maiduguri bomb explosion - Twin explosions rattle Maiduguri, many feared dead


Twin explosions rattle Maiduguri, many feared dead

  • Deadly twin bombs go off at Maiduguri main market

  • Scores dead

Two massive explosions occurred at the Maiduguri main market early Sunday morning. According to witness reports, the explosion occurred in quick succession at about 8:34 am.

The Maiduguri main market is one of the busiest laces in the town as it is always teeming with traders and commuters. Confirming the incident, Police public relations officer, Victor Isuku confirmed that the explosions took place close to the old Nepa office not far from Monday market.

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Full details of the incident are sketchy but the area is swarming with rescue officials and emergency agencies. This attack is coming 48 hours after a twin female suicide attack took place at a market in Adamawa killing over 600 people.

John Saleh Aminu

John Saleh Aminu is a journalist, foreign policy expert and closet musician. He is a graduate of ABU Zaria and a member of the Nigerian union of journalists. JSA, as he is fondly called, resides in Suleja, Abuja. Phone : 08118873392.

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