Three bomb blasts in Nigerian market kill 10 in Maiduguri

A tank used by Boko Haram Islamic militants captured by Nigerian troops at Uba, north east Nigeria, on March 1. PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Three separate bomb blasts in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri have killed at least 10 people and injured several more.

One of the explosions was caused by a suicide bomber who detonated a tricycle-taxi, according to witnesses.

A military source has said the first two explosions were from bombs – one inside a busy marketplace and the other nearby.

The wave of violent attacks which happened within half-an-hour of each other left dead bodies strewn across the ground…

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