Nigeria police confirm Maiduguri blast

Maiduguri-explosion.jpg -photo by pulse NigeriaFrom AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News) -THREE people, including two suicide bombers, have been killed following an explosion in Maiduguri,north-eastern Nigeria .

The Borno State Commissioner of Police Aderemi Opadokun has confirmed the attack on the state’s capital city.

He said the explosion occurred near troops on guard location by airport roundabout along Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway.

“Two suicide bombers on foot detonated explosives strapped on their bodies during questioning, killing themselves and one security personnel,” Opadokun said.

He added security personnel had visited the scene to comb and renders the area safe.

The casualties have been evacuated to the mortuary and investigation was in progress.

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