BokoHaram- Sabon Gari Market Attacked

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An explosion has reportedly rocked the market of Sabon Gari, Damboa, Borno state, today, August 11.

38af3-3Based on the information reported initially, the the attack was launched by a suicide bomber. Many people are feared dead. More details are yet to be provided on the matter.

UPDATED:

Sahara Reporters informs that at least 60 people were killed and 43 others were injured the explosion, according to an eyewitness and a vigilante source.

Another source, a youth vigilance member, Abdul Isa, told This Day that he counted 20 dead bodies, and 25 injured have been taken to health facilities.

Reuters news agency provide other numbers: killed at least 47 people and injured over 52 people, a military source told.

A member of the Civilian Joint Task Force, Babagana Iliya, said the device had been planted, but there was no suicide bomber:

“We heard loud explosions at about 01:35pm. When we arrived there people had scattered, it was not suicide…

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