West & Central Africa

UPDATE: MAIDUGURI BOMB BLAST: WEDNESDAY 1:30PM

Blast scene (file Photo)Authorities of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, have confirmed the death of 8 people as a result of the terror attack at Muna Garage, along Mafa Road, in Maiduguri. Eye witnesses however say the death toll is about 12 with over 20 injured. At this stage there are still conflicting reports about the explosion. An account said a woman detonated the bomb shortly after she aligned from a Taxi and she was with a child, while another account said it was a car bomb at about 9 am this morning.