MAIDUGURI – Two vehicles blew up on Improvised Explosive Device between Ngala and Dikwa in Maiduguri on Friday, killing four persons and injuring eight others, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Nigeria delegation.
“Five of the most seriously injured victims are now being treated by my colleagues from the ICRC surgical team at the State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, while another was referred to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH),” the ICRC Head of Delegation in Nigeria, Mr Eloi Fillion, disclosed in his tweets shared by ICRC Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Dawobe.
ICRC, Nigeria delegation, said it is treating five persons wounded in the car explosion.
According to ICRC fact sheet, no fewer than 7,700 received surgical care from the ICRC surgical team in 2019.
“Out of those received in the period, 11 critical patients were referred to UMTH,” it stated.