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Bomb Blast Hits Maiduguri; Soldiers In Shootout With Bomber

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August 28, 2012 – Bomb Blast Hits Maiduguri; Soldiers In Shootout With Boko Haram Suspects

The latest news on bomb blast cases in Nigeria is that a bomb has exploded in Maiduguri at the west end roundabout today.

Several Joint Task Force Operatives were reported injured in the bomb blast attack.

An eye witness said a large bomb exploded around 10am and a second bomb blast was reported at Sabon Layi area in Gwange Ward.

The bomb blast has been confirmed by JTF spokesman, Lt Colonel Musa Saqir.

Another witness confirms that stray bullets from soldiers has wounded a woman and killed a baby strapped to her back.

The witness, who spoke on condition of anonymity out of fear for his safety, said he saw soldiers shooting after an explosion hit Maiduguri city Tuesday.

It remains unclear if others were shooting back.

Army spokesman Lt. Col. Sagir Musa said he was unaware of the shootings of the woman and child.

He said soldiers shot dead a man who was pushing a wheelbarrow that contained explosives. He added that nobody died in the blast.

No group has claimed responsibility for this attack yet.



  1. Suleiman hassan

    August 29, 2012 at 2:27 AM

    Bomb blast by who? Soldiers or Book? I need an answer

  2. Jerry Paul

    August 29, 2012 at 5:21 AM

    y are we kiling our self? God pls come and take control.

  3. Sunday Aiyelabowo

    August 29, 2012 at 8:36 AM

    I cry from boko hara ve be bless God wll beg u don, t fight in nigeria.

  4. Oladosu Ademola

    August 29, 2012 at 9:04 AM

    This boko guys should stop or else.

  5. Okeh Ogbore

    August 29, 2012 at 9:40 AM

    Nigerians shuld watch & pray these are signs of endtime.

  6. Oluyemi Paul Oladapo

    August 29, 2012 at 12:28 PM

    Add a comment…may god help us in this country.

  7. Adegbite Abiodun Olushola

    August 29, 2012 at 1:30 PM

    baba god pls have mercy on naija.

  8. Kelvin De C'stone

    August 29, 2012 at 4:10 PM

    You are right, Okeh…Its the sign of end time….watch and pray my people, Jesus is coming back soon.. He said , country shall rise against country, Kingdom against kingdom, many people will be killed because they serve the living God Jesus Christ, poverty all over the world, natural disasters here and there, incurable diseases, Bad governance…Its happening..

  9. Ada Ejiogu

    August 30, 2012 at 10:13 AM

    we just need God's timely intervention in our nation.

  10. kayode

    August 30, 2012 at 6:30 PM

    nigeria is a good country that is bless with a lot of wise and creative people but our prayer have not reach the heaven because we all believe in impossible. May God send us useful leaders that will uplift our country but it may not be in this our generation because all our leader today must remove their hands from governing. So how many of them can do so? I don’t know how you would face God in hereafter.

  11. yemo!

    September 17, 2012 at 1:10 PM

    We pray dat god shud take absolute control.

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