Barely 24 hours after more than 30 people were killed in a bomb blast that ripped an Abattoir in Maiduguri, Borno state, another bomb explosion has occurred in the city. This time along Baga road near Maimalari Barracks of the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army this evening at about 5.20pm.
Babagana Kana who resides in the area said "We heard loud explosions in the timber sheds area about 100 metres away from sector 1 command, shortly soldiers started shooting so everyone fled. I couldn't wait to ascertain the number of casualties.”
There are reports that 6 persons were killed in the explosion.