Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Two Female Suicide Bombers Set off Explosives in Maiduguri Market

 
Report just coming in says two female bombers detonated bombs at the Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno state, North East Nigeria, killing many and injuring others.
 
It is believed that a third suicide bomber was apprehended before she could detonate her bomb. 

Monday Market, where the blast occurred, is reported to be the largest market in Maiduguri metropolis. 

Reports say the bombs was detonated near a roundabout close to branch by a woman wearing a religious veil. 
Two female bombers have detonated bombs at the Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno state, killing many people. According to a security source who confirmed the blast to TheCable, a third suicide bomber was apprehended before she could detonate her bomb. Monday Market, where the blast occurred, is the largest market in Maiduguri metropolis. A member of staff of a bank located inside the market told TheCable on phone that one of the bombs was detonated near a roundabout close to branch by a woman wearing a religious veil. “There was a bomb blast in Monday market branch; The bomb shook the entire market,” he said. “The fire service station at the market and heavy military presence around the area are busy moving dead bodies out of the area. Many shops were destroyed; the casualty level is very high although it is yet to be determined.” Banks in the area immediately shut down operations for the day.

Read more at: http://www.thecable.ng/breaking-2-female-bombers-strike-maiduguri | TheCable

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