Metro Muna Garage, Maiduguri: 7 Things We Know About The Latest Bomb Blast

A car-bomb explosion was reported in Maiduguri in northeastern Borno state, Nigeria's emergency agency, NEMA confirmed on Wednesday, an area that has been repeatedly attacked by Islamist militant group Boko Haram during its seven-year-old insurgency.

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Here are 7 things we know about the developing story...

- The explosion was said to be a Car bombing in Muna Garrage in Maiduguri

- Sources put the figure of casualties to be between 10 - 18 persons

- The Nigerian Army is yet to make an official statement about the incident

- The terrorist group, Boko haram yet to claim responsibility

- Borno state governor is currently at the 22nd National Economic Summit in Abuja where he said “In Maiduguri the population in IDP camps has ballooned from 1.2million to about 3 million."

- Security operatives have cordoned off the area while other residents are going on with their normal activities, according to Reuters.

- National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said Emergency workers are on their way to the scene while Red Cross vehicles are near the area.
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