Another bomb has exploded in Niger’s border town of Diffa on Monday, February 09, 2015, hours after Islamic sect Boko Haram attacked a prison there.
A military and a local source said reached by telephone said:
“A violent explosion was heard in Diffa. I have been informed that it was a car bomb.”
A third source, familiar with the situation, said a number of people were injured by the blast, which was followed by shooting in the town. Further details could not immediately be confirmed as at the time of filing this report but would be made available soon.
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