At least 33 people have so far been killed as four explosions rocked Maiduguri, capital of Borno state Saturday.
At least 18 were killed when a heavy bomb exploded at the Baga fish Market in Maiduguri, the largest international fish market in the region. The suicide bomber rode a Keke Napep, commercial transport tricycle. Others were killed when a bomb exploded at a commercial center and another bomber struck at Borno Express bus station at about 1:00 p.m.
Daily Trust reports that the area has been cordoned off, but Mohammed Mai Kifi a fish monger at the market said,”The blast was devastating because it killed many people,” .
“It killed hawkers of bread, tea, fruits, labourers and artisans, this is a sad day for us,” he said.