At least 10 people have been killed, while 65 others injured following suicide bomb attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.
A terse statement by Abdulkadir Ibrahim, the spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said four female suicide bombers were behind the attack.
“Emergency Response Team from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) and Red Cross have responded to a suicide bombing incident which occurred around Muna Garage along Mafa Dikwa road in Maiduguri Borno state.
“The Team has responded to 65 injured people who were given first aid and transported to hospitals while 10 others lost their lives.
“Preliminary reports indicate that four female suicide bombers were responsible for the blast.
“The incident occurred at about 17:05 this evening.
“Further details will be provided by security agencies in due course,” he added.