Two deafening explosions this morning occurred in a crowded area near Maiduguri’s main market, witnesses and officials have said.
The two blasts occurred in quick succession at about 8:48 a.m.

The Police public relations officer, Victor Isuku, confirmed the blasts which he said was near Old NEPA office not far from Monday market.

Full details of the blast are not clear yet as rescue workers are mobilised to the site.

The attacked area is one of the busiest places in Maiduguri and is usually crowded with commuters and pedestrians.

The source of the explosions are yet to be determined, reports online news medium, premium times.

The latest attack is coming barely 48 hours after a twin female suicide attack on a market in Adamawa State killed more than 60 people.

Details later…