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4) Boko Haram Terrorists Fire Mortars In Maiduguri, 2 Killed, 16 Injured
At least two people have been confirmed dead and 16 others fatally injured as gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, fired several mortars in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.
A source told PRNigeria, that the terrorists attack occurred as Muslim faithful in the town were still preparing for Friday’s Eid-Kabir festival. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The loud explosions sent many residents scampering for safety.
It was gathered that the mortars were rocketed at innocent civilians in Grange, Customs Area near Mansur Motors, and Marri, all in Maiduguri metropolis.
3) I Can’t Wish What I Experienced For Anybody says Survivor of Lagos Gas Explosion
His escape from a deadly gas explosion that killed four persons on Innua Muhammed Street, in the Ajao Estate area of Lagos State remains incredible to him. Trapped in his shop by the impact of the explosion from the gas station located behind his clothing store, Opeyemi Adisa barely thought he would have another shot at life. He was lucky. He escaped death with some scratches on his left hand.
Adisa was engrossed in a chat with his two friends when the loud explosion suddenly brought their discussion to an abrupt end.
By the time the dust settled, remains of the owner of the retail gas outlet, Titilayo Adeyanju, her daughter, Funke, their customer, one Alfa, and a tailor at the next shop identified simply as Victor, were gory sights at the scene.
Titilayo had reportedly closed for the day when Alfa, a welder, came to buy gas at her shop. She was said to have initially refused to attend to Alfa, but after much persuasion, she changed her mind and instructed Funke to attend to him.
2) Gunmen Kill Two, Abduct Three Villagers In Kaduna State
Some gunmen have killed a farmer identified as Jafaru Bello on his farm at Udawa village in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The bandits also abducted three other villagers who are also farmers. Their whereabouts were still unknown as of press time.
This came as a fresh attack by gunmen in Barkin Ladi LGA of Plateau State left a young man, identified as Daniel Mwantiri, dead. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
It was learned that his mother, Mrs. Ladi Mwantiri, was also injured during the attack and was rushed to the Jos University Teaching Hospital for treatment.
The victims were said to be relaxing in their house in Ex-land community when the gunmen attacked them
A relative of the victims, Dalyop Mwantiri, confirmed the incident.
1) 10 Killed In Lagos Boat Accident, Three Missing– Police
The Lagos State Police Command confirmed that 10 persons were killed in a boat accident that occurred on Wednesday around the Apapa area of the state.
The command also said three persons were still missing while five out of the 18 passengers on board had been rescued.
The boat was said to have taken off from a jetty in Kirikiri en route to Badagry when it capsized around 5 pm.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency had in an incident report released by its General Manager, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, disclosed that a boat en route to Ikoyi from Ilashe capsized and 10 persons were rescued. He, however, did not state that there was a boat accident again.