Reports from Gamboru Ngala local government in Borno State indicate that several people, mainly women and children, have been killed as explosion suspected to have been masterminded by Book Haram rocked the area.
The explosives were said to have been planted close to a bridge between Nigeria and Cameroon border.
Traders, who spoke to DAILY POST on phone, said the bomb exploded during routine security check on people, who are coming out of the market.
Alhaji Tahir Mamman, who spoke to our Correspondent said he cannot ascertain the number of casualty.
“Today is the market day. The bomb incident happened at 3 O’clock when the people were returning home.
“A lot of women and children have been killed. May God Almighty bring an end to our predicaments,” Tahir said.
The military is yet to comment on the bomb explosion.