UPDATED: BREAKING NEWS: Explosion rocks Shehu of Borno Alhaji Umar Garbai Abba Kyari Mosque/Palace

Posted: July 13, 2012 in Security

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing himself and 5 others.

It was gathered that the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Kyari, who was observing Friday prayers with other dignitaries in the mosque, was evacuated alive after the attack. It is not yet clear if he was injured.

Several other people were injured in the attack, and have been taken to nearby hospitals.

Security officials have cordoned off the area.

More details to follow.

follow@iamowolewa

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s