Nine people have been confirmed killed in an explosion on Tuesday morning along Gubio road in Borno state, just before a military checkpoint.
The Public Relations Officer of the Borno Police Command, DSP Victor Isuku, confirmed the incident.
According to a preliminary report, a pickup van with nine persons on board emerged from a bush path to join the road to Gubio town.
It exploded killing all the persons on board.
More details shortly.