only the suicide bombers that attacked the Maiduguri Monday Market on
Sunday morning lost their lives in the process.
The Director of Public Affairs and Information of NEMA Sani Datti in a
statement said the two bombers, male and female got killed in an
attempt to wreck havoc on the ever bustling market which is located at
the heart of Maiduguri metropolis.
The statrment also noted that 17 people have been injured and
evacuated Maduguri Specialist hospital for adewuate operation as rescue
wirkers and security personal have moved in the clear the scene.
The statement read: “A male and female suicide bomber have detonated
explosives near Monday market maiduguri this morning. Rescue workers at
“only the suicide bombers lost their lives while 17 persons were injured and evacuated to the Specialist Hospital Maiguduri”.
Maiduguri Monday market has suffered nemerous bomb and suicide
attacks during the peak of Book Haram activities in Maiduguri claiming
hundreds of lives.
Abba Jato, an attendant at one of the filling stations at the Post
Office area of Maiduguri said the sound of the explosion shook every
building around the area.
“We heard a loud bang and every building around shook to foundation
but because we are used to these kind of things, I knew its a bomb
blast. I cannot tell how many people were affected now because the
Police and red Cross with NEMA people were there. I saw three ambulances
running to the area,” Jato said.