50 People Killed in Boko Haram Bomb Blast in Maiduguri Town

Boko Haram bomb blasts has killed at least 50 people in Maiduguri Nigeria's northeast on Saturday in the worst attacks of the Islamist militants this year.
Around noon on Saturday, a tricycle rider detonated a bomb when they were stopped from entering a fish market on Baga road in Maiduguri, eye witness said, after fleeing the scene.

A second blast hit an area known as the Monday market shortly afterwards before a car bomb exploded by a bus station near a Department of State Security (DSS) office, according to a civilian member of security
officials.
The number of wounded was above 48 and more had been taken to two other hospitals, officials said.

On Saturday, Nigeria's army said it had retaken two constituencies in Borno state from Boko Haram.

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