Saturday, 1 March 2014

Many feared dead as explosions rock football viewing centre in Maiduguri

A twin explosion, Saturday evening, rocked a football viewing centre in Ajilari ward, Jere Council area of Maiduguri,  the Borno state capital killing several football fans.
The Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), said to have been planted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at the viewing centre in Ajilari Railway Cross,  exploded at about 6pm,  killing many fans, while several others sustained injured.
A residents of Ajilari told our Correspondent that,
“Some suspected terrorists in two Toyota Hilux which normally went along the streets of Maiduguri streets selling firewood disguised themselves as firewood sellers and on reaching their target point, they detonated the explosion close to the viewing centre, a situation that caused the lost of many people’s lives,  living others seriously injured”


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