Pictured is a female student who survived the explosion and is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital

Two suicide bombers struck earlier today in a crowded area near a market in Maiduguri, Borno state -injuring 17 people, according to reports. The blasts occurred near Maiduguri’s Monday Market, just weeks after the state government ordered the reopening of all roads leading to the market. Only the suicide bombers reportedly died in the explosions.