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30 Jul 2017

Bomb Attack:8 Killed,14 Injured In Borno Suicide Bomb Attack(Photo)

No fewer than eight persons
were killed and 14 others
sustained in Friday night
suicide bomb attack in Dikwa
Local Government Area of
Borno.


The incident occurred when
two female suicide bombers
hit an Internally Displaced
Persons camp in the area.


The Chairman of the council,
Alhaji Rawa Modu, confirmed
the incident to journalists in
Maiduguri on Saturday.


Modu, who visited some of the victims, said that the suicide bombers
infiltrated the camp and detonated explosives.

"Two female suicide bombers
attacked the 24 Housing estate at about 9: 30 p.m on Friday.
"Seven persons died on the
spot and one other died in the hospital, while 14 other
persons were receiving
treatment at the Specialist
Hospital, Maiduguri. Modu said that the council had
distributed metal detectors to members of the Civilian Joint Task
Force to enhance security at the camp. The Police and military
authorities were yet to
comment on the incident.

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