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Twin blasts rock Maiduguri, 10 killed, dozens injured



Twin blasts rock Maiduguri, 10 killed, dozens injured

A twin blast in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Saturday, has led to the death of at least 10 people with no less than 25 others injured.

According to reports, the first blast occurred in front of the Bakkasi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp along Maiduguri-Damboa road at about 7.24am while the second bomb exploded in front of the NNPC depot also along the same route.

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The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA also disclosed that about 24 people were injured in the blasts.

Ambulances were said to have been evacuating victims out of the area while security operatives have also taken over the area.

By Timothy Enietan-Matthews….



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  1. yanju omotodun

    October 29, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    Boko haram should not start their disastrous acts again o. At least we have experience relative peace in Maiduguri for like months now. Enough is enough.


    October 29, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Are they saying no one died except people who sustained injuries?
    That is blatant lies. Boko haram are devils .

    • Joy Madu

      October 30, 2016 at 3:40 am

      They sed 10 people died 25 injured or didn’t you see what they wrote. God should help us in the hand of boko haram

  3. princewill ebuka

    October 29, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    Boko haram terrorist have started again. Truthfully, I dnt think they ever stopped bombing places and people. The media only stopped reporting their activities, making it look like they had finally stopped terrorizing the country

    • Amaka Okoro

      October 30, 2016 at 3:46 am

      My dear the media only stop reporting because of there own life safting don’t forget boko haram are deadly terrorist that don’t have pity. like they say prevention is better than cure

  4. david craig

    October 29, 2016 at 7:35 pm

    The Nigerian Army have relaxed ooo, they shld be at alert, so as to avoid eminent disaster like dis one

    • Nonso Ezeugo

      October 30, 2016 at 3:36 am

      What can the army do to stop that i believe nothing than to chasing empty shadow

  5. Amarachi Okoye

    October 30, 2016 at 3:51 am

    I believe one day God we judge them one after the other and they will face there punish in hell

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