Premium Times (Abuja)

1 July 2014

Nigeria: BREAKING: Bomb Blast Rocks Maiduguri Market

Photo: Hamza Idris/Daily Trust
An explosion at Maiduguri Market in Nigeria has killed several people.

The explosion was heard at about 8:20 a.m.

An explosion has occurred at the Maiduguri market near the Power Holding Company (NEPA) building.

The explosion was heard at about 8:20 a.m.

Many casualties may be recorded as the area is usually a crowded commercial centre.

An officer of the State Security Service confirmed the explosion to PREMIUM TIMES minutes after it occurred.

Emergency officials are said to be on their way to the explosion scene.

Details later…

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