A suspected Boko Haram bomber has reportedly attacked a group of Muslims having their early morning prayers at a mosque opposite the University of Maiduguri.
The incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday, January 31 just days after an earlier incident happened inside the university that ended the life of a professor of veterinary medicine, Professor Aliyu Mani, and others.
Daily Trust reports that the male suic*de bomber entered the mosque located in Dalori quarters opposite the university and detonated the improvised explosive device while the congregation observed their prayers.
The report said an unspecified number of people were killed in the attack which was confirmed by the spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Sani Datti.
Datti said: "There was a reported case of explosions at Dalori quarters, Maiduguri, Borno State. Our Search and Rescue officers are already on their way to the scene, detail later."
Sahara Reporters also reported that the incident resulted in the instant death of three worshipers.