JUST IN: 4 Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Maiduguri Market

JUST IN: 4 Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Maiduguri Market

File: Smoke rose after a bomb blast at a bus terminal in the heart of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday. Three bombs struck the city in quick succession, two at the market and a third near a military outpost. (Photo Credit: Stefanos Foundation/Associated Press)

For the third consecutive day, Boko Haram have struck Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, this time attacking a killing four people and injuring five others after a bomb exploded at a popular market on Sunday, May 31, 2015.

According to reports, the explosion occurred around 1 pm at the popular Kasuwan-Gamboru, located close to the headquarters of the Nigeria Customs Service.

Malam Bashir, who is a grocery trader at the market said: “It (the bomb) was suspected to have been buried near the spot where charcoal traders use to sell coals.

“Four persons sustained injury; but one has more serious injury because one of his arm was cut off by the bomb”.

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Comment

To leave a comment anonymously, simple write your thoughts in the comments box below and click the ‘post comment’ button.