13 Killed, 40 Injured As Rocket Hits Maiduguri
Thirteen persons were killed and over 40 injured in a rocket attack on Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram members on Tuesday.
SaharaReporters gathered that explosions were heard in Mairi area, a student’s village near the University of Maiduguri.
The recent attack has caused pandemonium around settlements like Mairi, Kaleri, and Constain which share their fences with the university.
According to Punch, the major casualties were recorded at a football field in Gwange near the house of late General Mamman Shuwa, who was one of the earlier casualties of insurgency in the state.
Nine boys who were playing football early evening were killed by the rocket.
Many others were also injured in the area.