Suicide bombers of the Islamist militant sect Boko Haram today attacked two police stations in Sokoto metropolis.
At first a suicide bomber driving a Golf Volkswagen car rigged with bombs to the gate of the Central Police station used the car to force the gate open and then drove directly to the main building housing the Assistant Inspector General of Police before detonating the car bomb.
The attacked affected the offices of the zonal command of the Nigerian police force at Marina killing a police officer and injuring several others.
Another bomber also bombed Unguwar Rogo Police station in the metropolis.
Below are some of the pictures taken after the attack:
Pictures courtesy of SaharaReporters.