Blasts Hit IDPs Camp In Maiduguri


Two blasts, Saturday evening, went off at one of the camps accommodating thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri metropolis. The explosions happened at about 6:15pm

Vanguard quoted unconfirmed sources to have said that the incident took place at Yerwa Government Girls Secondary School. Others said that the incident occurred at Arabic Teacher’s College, Maiduguri. The two schools share a fence, but no educational activities have been happening in either schools in recent times, as they have become camps accommodating some IDPs in Borno.

“The explosions were safely detonated by security operatives at Yewa Secondary School located at the heart of the city after discovering that it was planted by insurgents to cause havoc in the camps,” Vanguard quoted another source to have said.

Details are still sketchy as there has been no official statement from the defence headquarters.

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