Breaking: Twin blast hits University of Maiduguri mosque, scores feared dead

By FactNews on 16/01/2017

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Two Suicide Bombers attacked University of Maiduguri, Borno state, and detonated heavy explosives at a mosque near Gate 4 and 5 of the institution with scores feared dead.

The incident occurred around 5am during Subhi prayers.

 

“There was twin suicide attacks in a mosque situated close to professors quarters, north of the University of Maiduguri this morning, scores were killed including two professors, students and staff”, source told newsmen.

 A resident of the institution who simply gave his name as Mallam Umar Ibrahim in an interview said. “The two female suicide bombers entered the varsity through Gates 4 and 5. The explosives went up and hit two mosques at 5.15am and 5.35am simultaniously on Monday”.

 

Already the Public Relations Officer of the Institution, Mallam Ahmed Mohammed confirmed the suicide attacks in the University, but said, he did not have further details as to whether there is casualty.

 

Details later...

 

 

Posted on January, 16 2017

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