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Maiduguri Hit By Multiple Bomb Blast




The city of Maiduguri was hit by multiple bomb blast yesterday Sunday, 8th of January at night according to local sources.

A suicide bomber reportedly attacked a Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) check point around Muna garage while another set of bombers attacked Kalleri ward.

A resident Alhaji Mala who spoke to Daily trust said ” we lost three people in Kalleri last night to the bombers; they would knocked on the our doors when we open,  they quickly grabbed people and detonated IEDs”.

An Army captain and five soldiers were killed Saturday evening in an evening attack launched by suspected Boko Haram militants on 27 Taskforce Brigade of the Nigeria Army in Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

A military source told our correspondent, “Some of the soldiers have spent over 20 years in active service and the captain was posted recently to the Brigade before the terrorists struck and killed them.”

He said casualty on the side of Boko Haram could not be ascertained because most of them fled with bullet wounds and many copses were seen scattered in the bush.

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The Brigade Spokesman, Lt. George Okupe, said there was indeed an attack, except that he could not confirm the casualty figure  as personnel were currently on the trail of the militants and details were not available.