Monday, May 17, 2021

Maiduguri explosion kills 10, injures 60 – Zulum

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Rayyan Alhassan
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At least 10 persons have now been confirmed killed and about 60 injured, following explosions that unseat Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tuesday evening.

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Governor Babagana Zulum, who confirmed the attack during his visit to the area, expressed sadness over the incident and sympathised with those affected.

He said: “We have been informed that about 10 persons were killed and 60 were injured. This is a new form of attack, totally different from the usual suicide bombing. It is worrisome and there is an urgent need to strategise to forestall further occurrence.”

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While going round the hospitals, the governor assured the injured that the government would provide care for them.

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