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Normalcy back in Molai after deadly bombing

16 October 2015, 14:03Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Calm has returned to Molai, the suburb in Maiduguri where at least 14 people have been killed after an attack blamed on the Boko Haram.

Police said a probe into the explosion in the suburb in the Borno State capital were underway.

“Investigations are in progress and normalcy has been restored to the area,” said Borno State Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Opadokun.

Casualties have been evacuated to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) and Specialist Hospitals in Maiduguri.

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The spokesman of the Northeast office of NEMA, Abdul Kadir Ibrahim said the office had dispatched officials to the scene to evacuate the dead and assist the injured to the hospital.

Twin explosions occured at Molai on Thursday evening as two suspected suicide bombers detonated devices in and outside a mosque.

The mosque consequently collapsed injuring an unspecified number of people and killing 14.

The explosion occurred when some Muslim faithful were preparing for earlier evening prayer.





- CAJ News


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