The twin bomb that rocked Maiduguri, Borno state yesterday killed at least three (3) persons while 45 others have been injured.

The explosion happened after two female bombers detonated their explosives at five minutes interval at Muna Dalti settlement, killing and injuring people.

The Head of the Rapid Response Team of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Bello Dambatta, said two members of the civilian joint task force confronted the carriers of the Person Borne Improvised Explosive Device (PBIED) and tried to stop them, but they were killed alongside one civilian following the detonation.

 He also stated that the injured sustained various degrees of injury as a result of the explosion and are currently receiving treatment at General Hospital Maiduguri.

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