NOT AGAIN!! 17 Dead, Several Injured In Fresh Bomb Attack In Borno (PHOTOS)

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NOT AGAIN!! 17 Dead, Several Injured In Fresh Bomb Attack In Maidugri . Photo Credit: Vanguard

A statement released by Borno State Police Command spokesperson, Victor Isuku has revealed that not less than seventeen persons have been killed with several others left injured after a multiple suicide bomb blasts in Konduga Local Government Area of the State on Sunday night, June 18, 2017.

NOT AGAIN!! 17 Dead, Several Injured In Fresh Bomb Attack In Maidugri . Photo Credit: Vanguard

According to Victor, “five female suicide bombers detonated Explosive Devices (IED) strapped to their bodies,” just shortly before the attack.

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He said:

“At about 2030hrs, five female suicide bombers detonated IED strapped to their bodies in Kofa community, which is about 8km from maiduguri town and situated along Maiduguri- Konduga road.
NOT AGAIN!! 17 Dead, Several Injured In Fresh Bomb Attack In Maidugri . Photo Credit: Vanguard

“The first suicide bomber, detonated near a mosque, killing seven persons. The second bomb attack occurred in a house in same village killing five persons while the third blast was perpetrated by two other suicide bombers within the same vicinity. Only the two bombers were killed.

Adding that:

“A total of seventeen persons including the five suicide bombers died, while eleven persons sustained injuries and were rushed to UMTH” the statement said.

Meanwhile, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) northeast region spokesman, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said two female suicide bombers tried to get into the camp where some Boko Haram victims now live but were thwarted by security personnel. Adding that the attack happened just close to the camp.

“Two other female suicide bombers also detonated their explosives at the adjoining Dalori Kofa village, where they killed 16 people,” he added in a statement.

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