Boko Haram Twin bomb blasts rock University of Maiduguri

Sources say the second bomb exploded at the Gate 5 of the institution, killing only the Boko Haram suicide bomber.

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Twin bomb blasts have reportedly killed many at the mosque of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state.

Sources say the second bomb exploded at the Gate 5 of the institution, killing only the suicide bomber.

It was gathered that a professor of veterinary medicine identified as Mani is among those dead.

According to Saharareporters, the mosque explosion occurred around 6:30 am on Monday, January 16, while students and staff of the university were praying.

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Security forces are said to have been mobilized to the scene of the attack.

No official confirmation of casualty figures as at the time of filing this report.

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