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12 reportedly Killed and 48 Wounded in Maiduguri Suicide Bomb Attack

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About twelve people have been killed and 48 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri on Wednesday.

Eyewitnesses said the mayhem was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which was detonated by a male suicide bomber at Alai Fadawu market on the outskirts of Maiduguri.

One other male bomber detonated the IED strapped to his body and blew up himself alone without causing any other casualties.

The witnesses said the incident occurred at 4.15 p.m. when people gathered for trading activities.

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1 Comment

  1. Temi

    January 17, 2018 at 10:36 pm

    Sad

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