Oct 15, 2012

Bomb goes off in Maiduguri, another explosion averted in Minna

According to incoming reports, another massive explosion has occurred in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. The incident, according to eye witnesses who counted at least 10 corpses, took place at the Post Office area earlier today.

However, another bomb explosion, was averted this morning in Minna, Niger State, thanks to the quick intervention of the anti bomb disposal unit of the Police Force.

The Improvised Explosive Device (IED), was discovered in a polythene bag, placed by the road side opposite the Abdulsalami Motor Park. A passerby alerted the security personnel, who arrived and defused it.