Scores killed as multiple bomb blasts rock Nigeria’s Maiduguri

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has provided an update of suicide bombings which occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday in Borno State.

Abdulkadir Ibrahim, NEMA North-East Information Officer, in a statement made available to DAILY POST said that series of bomb blast occurred in 3 locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis.

He confirmed that the incidents occurred between 3 and 4am.

The statement added that, “The first location is Muna Kumbori, an unofficial host community camp housing 199 internally displaced persons.

“It was attacked by three suicide bombers which led the the death of 2 innocent persons.

“The second location is Muna Dagalti which was attacked by 1 suicide bomber killing 1 innocent person.

“The third location is Muna Bulaya attacked by 1 suicide bomber who was the only casualty.

“A total of 5 suicide bombers all male adults were involved in the incidents killing 3 innocent persons.

“At least 20 people with various degrees of injuries were administered with first aid by Emergency response team and transported to the state specialist hospital while the remains of the dead have been deposited in the mortuary.”

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