A suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Maiduguri’s Monday on Saturday, 10 January 2014. This is the third time the busy market has been hit by bomb blasts in three months. The bomber believed to be a young female of about ten years who detonated the bomb in the section of the market where people buy and sell chickens.
Borno State police spokesman Gideon Jubrin told reporters: “Casualty figure: 20 dead and 18 injured, including the female suicide bomber that detonated the improvised explosive device.”
The blast happened at about 12:40 pm.