Today In Nigerian History: 7th February

Explosions rocked an army barracks, a bridge and an air base in the northern city of Kaduna.
On this day in 2007, explosions rocked an army barracks, a bridge and an air base in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna amid a wave of attacks blamed on Islamist group Boko Haram…

The military said the attack on the barracks was carried out by a suicide bomber wearing an army uniform. Troops opened fire on him before he was able to reach the compound’s buildings.According to the military, the blast went off after soldiers opened fire on the car as the bomber sought to force his way onto the grounds at the barracks in Kaduna, a major city in Nigeria’s mainly Muslim north.

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