Locals say that several others were injured during the explosion.
“The explosions emanated from two suicide bombers who detonated their explosives at Muna Galti area. 5 persons died from the explosion, and a number of persons injured are unknown,” an eyewitness told Daily Post.
A large explosion was earlier heard at Muna garage area of the metropolitan causing panic among residents.
The Newshawk recalls that Boko Haram suicide bombers had on Sunday attacked a mosque in Gwoza killing a 12-year-old child and leaving many injured.
According to a security source, the suicide bombers forced their way into the mosque while prayer was ongoing.
Sources say that the twin suicide bombers had gained entry into the mosque before some persons in the neighbourhood raised the alarm.
It was gathered that the bombing incident happened around Guduf Nagadiyo at Bulabaulin in Gwoza.