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Scores Feared Dead as Multiple Explosions Hit Maiduguri




Scores of people are feared dead and many injured after multiple explosions occurred around Ajilari Railway cross in Gomari Airport ward, Borno State on Sunday.

The explosions are suspected to have been masterminded by suicide bombers, Vanguard reports.

Reports state that the explosions occurred simultaneously at about 7:38pm, while the last one took place at about 8pm.

An eyewitness, Mallam Ali Babagana, based in Alilari told newsmen that the incident occurred at a popular telecommunication service point where many people gathered to buy GSM recharge cards and other general items.

“I was close to the scene of the multiple blasts, but God (Allah) saved my life as many were feared dead and injured. I saw many shattered bodies of human beings at the scene before I ran away for my dear life,” he said.

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  1. beauty

    September 21, 2015 at 8:52 am

    When would Maiduguri be free from all these explosions again?

    • Manny

      September 21, 2015 at 10:16 pm

      Honestly, it’s as if nobody cares and we’ve all become jaded.

  2. chi-e-z

    September 21, 2015 at 1:53 pm

    Honestly I’m wondering the same @beauty what it must be like to have a family or be a kid growing up in Maiduguri right now, Lord, show mercy and purge that city of all this violence for innocent children’s sake. Humans and our love for violence :/

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