Bomb blast in maiduguri on sallah eve celebration

Several bomb blasts were reportedly recorded in Maiduguri,the capital of Borno state yesterday July 30,when celebrating sallah Eve.

The first bomb blast occurred at Gwannge, a residential area around 6pm in a very populated street while the other blast occurred at where cars are sold at Mairi in the state capital of Borno.

Borno state commissioner of police, (Mohammed Aliyu) said one person was killed due to the explosion of the bomb while 16 others sustained fatal injuries

He said;

“We have dispatched our explosive ordinance detection (EOD) team to investigate the incidents and to determine whether improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were used.

They are all rushed into a Specialist Hospital where we have 16 persons with one dead, so far.”

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