At least two persons were, on Wednesday night, killed in a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
An electronic message sent to newsmen by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Borno State Command, Assistant Superintendent of Police Victor Isuku, said the attack occurred at Muna Garage.
"About 2106hrs of 23/11/2016, an explosion occurred at Muna Garage along Gamboru-Ngala Road, Maiduguri. Two persons including the suicide bomber died on the spot," the message stated.
It added that a Mercedes-Benz car with registration number AX 571 ABJ, which was parked by the roadside, was damaged by the impact of the explosion.
SaharaReporters learnt that, on Wednesday, a loud explosion was heard around Muna Garage area, which has become the epicentre of bombing.
The area has recorded a series of bomb blasts in the last month.