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Bomb blast kills eight in Maiduguri

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Bomb blast kills eight in Maiduguri

About eight people were killed and 15 wounded when an explosives-laden car hit a taxi in Manu garage in Maiduguri, Borno state, the police and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have confirmed.

The police said in a statement that five people were inside the taxi in a convoy to Gamboru.

“We evacuated eight dead bodies and about 20 other injured persons,” said a rescue worker, while a hospital official put the number of wounded at ten.

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