The Boko Haram menace keeps getting worse as a vehicle loaded with explosives was detonated this morning in Maiduguri, Borno State. The explosion occurred in Bulumkutu area close to the Shehu Elkanemi College.
According to sources, the bomb went off in a keke napep when in a traffic jam. Reports however confirmed that both passengers of the keke napep and victims close to the blast are reported dead and some seriously injured.
A resident of the area, Mallam Sheriff, confirmed the incident.
“Yes, we just heard a large explosion from the direction of the area and I can see many ambulances and military vehicles heading in the direction. God help us,” he said.
We would update you with more details as the story unfolds.