Multiple explosions rock Borno town, Biu

Borno state on map used to illustrate the story
Borno state on map used to illustrate the story

Three thunderous blasts occurred in Biu town of Borno state at about 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday.

A source who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES from Biu at exactly 1 p.m. said the blasts occurred at Yamarkumi area of Biu along Maiduguri road.

“There were three bomb explosions now in Biu at Yamarkumi along Maiduguri road. We are trying to get to the place now. It occurred just about ten minutes ago. Ambulances and security operatives are all rushing to the spot.

The blasts occurred barely five days after ‎a suicide bomber killed 8 persons and injured over 40 other traders in Biu market.

Detail to come later…


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