Two die as multiple blasts rock Maiduguri

Two persons are feared killed while dozens sustained injuries when multiple explosions hit Maiduguri on Sallah eve.

Eyewitness accounts said the incidents occurred at around Custom area, along Tashan Bama road, at about 05:47 on Thursday evening.

Reports said multiple RPGs were fired from unknown locations but it was unclear if Boko Haram terrorists are responsible.

Governor Babagana Zulum on Wednesday escaped an ambush by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members. His convoy was attacked while returning from Baga where he had distributed food items to Internally Displaced Persons.

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