Monday, 26 June 2017
Multiple suicide bomb attacks on Sallah day in Borno
Two (2) of the suicide bombers detonated PBIEDs on their bodies in two residential buildings.
The bombers died killing eight (8) other persons while eleven (11) others were injured.
The third bomber detonated killing himself alone.
The fourth female suicide bomber, identity not known, who was arrested also died the same night as a result of injuries she sustained.
Yet in another development, Monday, two (2) female suicide bombers detonated PBIEDs on their bodies within the premises of University of Maiduguri.
One detonated close to the Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition Centre Complex killing herself with no other casualty.
The other suicide bomber detonated behind Works Department complex also killing herself with no other casualty.
EOD/SARS and patrol teams were mobilised to the scenes.
The dead and injured were evacuated to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.
The EOD sanitised and rendered the various scenes and their neighbourhoods safe.
Normalcy has been restored. In all, sixteen (16) persons including the suicide bombers died in the multiple explosions while thirteen (13) persons were injured.