The Police in Borno on Friday confirmed the killing of at least 10 persons after Thursday’s multiple suicide attacks in some parts of the State.
Aderemi Opadokun, the Commissioner of Police, confirmed this to journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Mr. Opadokun said the suicide attack occurred at Malari village along Bama/Konduga highway involving a suspected female bomber.
“The first attack happened at Malari village along Bama/Konduga highway when a female suicide bomber detonated Improvised Explosive Devise (IED), strapped to her body killing herself and seven others.
“Thirteen persons sustained injuries and were rushed to hospital for help.
“The second attack happened along Alao Dam Road near Bama/Konduga highway when another female bomber killed herself and three other persons.”
He said their corpses and the injured persons had been evacuated to the hospital.
Mr. Opadokun also confirmed Wednesday’s suspected insurgents’ raid on Kuk
awa in Kukawa Local Government Area in which many people were killed and houses burnt.
He said eight victims of the attack were still recuperating at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).
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