Eight people are said to have died, following multiple explosions in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.
In the early hours of the morning, it was gathered that the blasts occurred at an Internally Displaced Person’s camp located at Muna garage.
According to the spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency, (NEMA) SaniDatti, the attacks were staged by five suicide bombers in three different locations, setting off an inferno which burned down many of the tents used by the IDPs.
The first blast reportedly occurred at MunaKumbori where two persons were said to have died.
The second location is MunaDagalti where one death was recorded, while the third blast occurred at MunaBulaya, killing one person.