Bomb blast hit Maiduguriâ€™s mosqueBy Bobricky 08:14 Thu, 15 Oct 2015 Comments
There is an initial report of two explosions inside a mosque in Mala neighborhood of Maiduguri, Nigeria, according to Civilian Joint Task Force. This is according to a report by Former Al Jazeera America Middle East Correspondent, Nick Schifrin.
It will be realled that four people were killed when three suicide bombers blew themselves up in a suburb of the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the army said on Wednesday.
â€œThe explosions occurred at three-minute intervals and seven people were confirmed dead, including the three suicide terrorists,â€ said army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman.
Eleven others sustained â€œvarious degrees of injuriesâ€, he added.
The jihadist group Boko Haram has been blamed for a spate of attacks in Maiduguri and the wider northeast, aiming at â€œsoftâ€ civilian targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations.
The blasts happened in quick succession in the Ajilari Cross area of the city from 8:10 pm (1910 GMT) on Tuesday, according to local residents.
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