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12 die in Maiduguri night explosion


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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After the failed attempts by suicide bombers to wreck havoc on Maiduguri due to prompt interceptions by Nigerian troops last night, rescue workers from the national and state emergency management agencies have evacuated corpses of the suspects and victims to the mortuaries. 

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Led by the chairman of Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA), Engr. Satomi Ahmed in conjunction with NEMA, twelve bodies were evacuated this morning.

Among the corpses were that of two suicide bombers at Muna Garage and four other suicide bombers killed at Kaleri temporary settlement, behind University of Maiduguri.

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PRNigeria confirms that apart from the six killed suicide bombers, six bodies of innocent victims who died during the explosion were also removed.

The Nigerian troops had ensured that none of the suicide bombers escaped during the incidents as they closely monitored and protected the exit routes.

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