On Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, at about 4:30am in the morning, multiple bomb blasts killed four and injured eighteen in Maiduguri. The bomb blasts took place at camps for people who had escaped the Islamist militants, Boko Haram.

“Three bomb explosions occurred this morning at three different locations near Muna Garage, Maiduguri. Four people were killed and 18 people injured,” Borno Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said.

According to Chukwu, two of the blasts happened in camps for people displaced by Boko Haram. Maiduguri has been the city worst hit by Boko Haram’s eight-year-old campaign to create an Islamic caliphate in northeastern Nigeria. Its attacks have killed about 15,000 people and forced more than 2 million to flee their homes.

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