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In Borno Dozens reported dead as bomb blast rock Biu market (Graphic photos)

A Biu resident, who did not want to be named, told Pulse that the casualty figure is in dozens - he could not give actual numbers.

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Dozens have been reportedly killed after a bomb exploded at a market in Biu, Borno State.

The explosion was said to have occurred around 1 pm on Saturday, November 2, 2017.

A Biu resident, who did not want to be named, told Pulse that the casualty figure is in dozens - he could not give actual numbers.

Joint Patrols comprising the  Civilian Joint Task Force, police and armed forces, are said to be currently ongoing in the area of the attack.

 

Biu is one of the few towns where terror group, Boko Haram has never captured and controlled.

ALSO READ: Terrorists slaughter Borno villagers in reprisal attack

But the terrorists attempted to capture the Biu Cantonment in 2015 but failed.

The attack, however, left many dead.

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