Male suicide bomber killed 12, 48 wounded at a market place in Maiduguri


According NAN on Wednesday evening at 4.15 p.m. at Alai Fadawu market place of Muna Garage area on the outskirt of Maiduguri the commissioner of Police, Mr Daminian Chuckwu said an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was detonated by a male suicide bomber.  The bomb attack killed the suicide bomber, 10 people and wounded 48 others.


According to The Police Commissioner’s statement, “One other suicide bomber out of panic detonated his own explosive and blew himself alone into pieces”.



The bodies of the 12 killed and 48 others wounded were taken to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.


NAN reports that Muna Garage has seen repeated suicide bomb attacks by the Boko Haram terrorist group in the past one year.


Images courtesy of NAN

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