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 Boko Haram rocked the area.
The explosives were said to have been planted close to a bridge between Nigeria and Cameroon border.
However, Traders, who spoke to journalists 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 newsmen 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 stated.
As at the time of filing this report, the military is yet to make any comment.