Reports from Gamboru, Ngala local government in Borno state indicates that several people mainly women and children were killed when an explosion suspected to have been planted by Boko Haram close to a bridge between Nigeria and Cameroon border.
Traders who spoke to journalists on phone said, the bomb exploded during a routine security check on people, who were coming out of the market.
Alhaji Tahir Mamman who also who spoke to journalists said, he cannot ascertain the number of casualty. ” Today is the market day, and our people who fled the attack to the Cameroon side always come for the market day every Monday. The bomb incident happened around 3 O’clock when the people were returning home.
“I will send you some pictures but they are not good for the eye. A lot of women and children have been killed. May God Almighty bring an end to our predicaments.” Tahir said.
The military is yet to comment on the bomb explosion.
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