Sven persons were killed earlier today near Muna Motor Park as suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked two unofficial Internally Displaced Persons camp and a nearby village.
At least 18 persons were also injured in the attacked according to security sources in the area.
The multiple blasts, according to Reuters, resulted in the death of four people while 18 others sustained injury.
The report quoted the police as confirming the incident adding that the Borno police commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said it happened at around 4:30 am.
“Three bomb explosions occurred this morning at three different locations near Muna Garage, Maiduguri. Four people were killed and 18 people injured,” he was quoted as saying.
According to Chukwu, two of the blasts happened at camps for people displaced by Boko Haram.
Sahara Reporters also broke the news saying the multiple bombing was reported around the Muna garage in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Army as well as Sani Usman, one of its spokespersons, had not made any formal confirmation of the incident at the time of this report.
Borno is one of the states in the north-eastern part of Nigeria most affected by the Boko Haram insurgency with thousands dead while millions have become refugees.
Boko Haram’s leader, Abu Shekau released a video recently claiming responsibility for the bombings in Maiduguri and other towns.