TWO people were killed Friday by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) targeted at the Joint Task Force (JTF) patrol vehicles at Gambaru Market General area of Maiduguri, just about 1000 meters from the main market on the road to Gambaru-Gala.
JTF spokesman, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement, said the explosion, which involved acid and highly flammable substances that propagate blast and thermal effects, occurred around 4.30pm and set houses shops around the vicinity on fire.
The victims were suspected to be the bombers.
Although no civilian was killed or wounded in the incident, a JTF vehicle was damaged and a soldier wounded.
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