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
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