Explosion Rocks Residential Area In Maiduguri

0
48
This photo combination shows scenes from an explosion in a residential area in Maiduguri, Borno State on December 4, 2021.
This photo combination shows scenes from an explosion in a residential area in Maiduguri, Borno State on December 4, 2021.

 

A mortar bomb exploded early Saturday morning in a residential estate in Maiduguri, Channels Television can report.

The name of the estate is 1,000 Housing estate, located along the Maiduguri-Damaturu expressway.

At least twelve houses were affected, but no loss of life has been recorded.

READ ALSO: Use Available Platforms To Effectively Decimate The Adversary- COAS Tells Troops

The bomb is said to have exploded less than 100 meters away from a holding camp for repentant Boko HJaram members.

The military has cordoned off the estate.

Bombings in Maiduguri is not a novelty and is usually launchd by Boko Haram/ISWAP terorrists.

ALSO READ:  WORLD LATEST NEWS THIS EVENING / SUNDAY / 19 DECEMBER / 2021

In February, at least 10 persons died and about 60 were injured after Boko Haram insurgents fired rocket bombs into the town.