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Two separate suicide bombs rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, has killed at least 30 people and injuring scores of others, according to sources at the scene who spoke with SaharaReporters.
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The total tally of dead and injured is not known at the time of publication but is believed to be at least 30 people dead. It is known that the suicide bombings took place at the mosque and market this evening.
The first blast occurred in a mosque, and has killed at least 30 people according to eyewitnesses.
The second blast occurred at Baga market area of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, at about 4pm, killing scores of people and injuring many others, according to reports. There are no confirmed death tolls from the market bomb attack.
Sources at the scene said that two vehicles of policemen rode to State Specialist Hospital, followed by CJTF vehicles bringing some injured people from the Baga market blast.
SaharaReporters also reports that some police utilities vehicles and CJTF entering State Specialists Hospital with injured people.
A local trader Usman Kaka told SaharaReporters that ''many people may have dead and that blood stains everywhere, I saw dead bodies in policemen van.'' .