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At least 47 dead, 50 wounded in northern Nigeria bombings

07 March 2015, 17:40

Maiduguri - Three bombings in northeast Nigeria's city of Maiduguri on Saturday killed at least 47 people, including children, and wounded 50, witnesses told AFP.

"The death toll has risen to 47, with at least 50 others injured. The dead include women and children," said Abubakar Gamandi, head of the Borno state fisherman's union who was at the scene at of the first attack, the Baga market, before moving to Maiduguri General Hospital to help coordinate rescue efforts.

A nurse at the hospital and area vigilante leader Danlami Ajaokuta confirmed his account.

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