—–kills 5, others wounded

Multiple bomb blasts occurred in three locations in Maduguri, Borno state capital at the early hours of today.

The blasts, masterminded by suicide bombers, left about three persons dead and several others wounded.

According to a statement by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Head of Media and Public Relations, Sani Datti, it occurred in three locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis, at about 4 am today.

According to him, the first location is in Muna Kumbori an unofficial host community camp housing 199 Internally Displaced Persons and  attacked by three suicide bombers which led  to the death of two persons.

The second location is in Muna Dagalti which was attacked by a suicide bomber killing one person.

The third location is Muna Bulaya, attacked by suicide bomber as the only casualty.

A total of five adult male suicide bombers were involved in the incidents killing three persons and injuring 20 persons.