Dozens Feared Dead as Bomb Explosion Rocks Crowded Market in Maiduguri

A bomb explosion has rocked a crowded motor park in Maiduguri this morning

Tweets according to the GM, Operations at Channels TV
Residents and security operatives have disclosed to reporters that a bomb explosion has rocked a crowded motor park in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The incident occurred at a busy location where keke napep picks passengers, and may have killed dozens and injured even many more.
As early as 6:30am this morning, the thunderous blast, sounded and resonated all over Maiduguri, according to residents. Witnesses later said the explosion occurred near the entrance of Gamboru Market where operatives of commercial tricycles park to pick passengers.
“We heard the blast at about 6:30am this morning and shortly afterwards, we saw people running from the direction of the market screaming that it was a bomb,” said Maryam Abu, a civil servant whose residence is close to the area.
No one has so far claimed responsibility for the bombing. But security operatives believe it has the imprint of the extremist Boko Haram sect.
We’ll be bringing you more details later…

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