At least three people were killed on Tuesday night with one other injured when two male suicide bombers attacked an Army checkpoint in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The tragic event took place about 10.30p.m. when the would be assailants detonated bombs strapped to their bodies.
The incident followed another suicide bombing on Tuesday in Damaturu, Yobe State by a female that claimed the lives of six people and injured well over forty.
According to eyewitnesses, a soldier was reportedly killed in the blast that took place at the airport junction checkpoint, injuring one other person last night.
The incident was confirmed by Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Army spokesperson of the 7Division in Maiduguri.
Elombah.com gathered that the attackers, a suicide bomber and accomplice died instantly in the attack which injured a female passerby.
Civilian Joint Task Force operatives assisted security personnels and had cleared the debris at the site of the bombing and citizens are already embarking on their lawful activities.
The perpetrators, suspected Boko Haram Islamic militants have been waging an unrelentless war in a bid to secure an Islamic Caliphate in Northern Nigerian.
© Copyright 2015 www.elombah.com
Send your reports/articles/eyewitness accounts to firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow us on twitter handle @Elombah; Like our Facebook page: “Elombah.com”
DISCLAIMER : Opinion articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of ElombahNews!
Would you like to be receiving ALL ElombahNews links ‘On The Go’ on WhatsApp Or Telegram? If yes, join us here on WhatsApp or Telegram, or provide us your Telephone number via email@example.com or sms/inbox +2349050382526 and you are good to go!
DOWNLOAD ElombahNews mobile app here
Send eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles to firstname.lastname@example.org; follow us on twitter @ElombahNews; like our Facebook page ElombahNews