By Chris Nomjov
A total of seven people have been killed and eight others injured, as yet another explosion occurred in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, Wednesday night. This attack is the fifth by Boko Haram insurgents and second this week, since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office on May 29, 2015.
According to Channels TV, the bomb exploded on Wednesday night at a military check-point near a mechanic workshop, opposite sector one Military Base and NNPC mega station, on Baga road.
The report gives an account of what happened:
“Some suspicious looking young men were in a vehicle while approaching a check-point, they were stopped by soldiers who tried to search them in the process a bomb was detonated leading to the death of some people and destruction of vehicles around the check-point.”