Friday, April 16, 2021

16 killed in Borno suicide attacks


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.
tiamin rice

At least 20 people, including four suicide bombers, on Sunday died in separate suicide attacks in Borno.

An official of the National Emergency Management in the North East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said 16 people died in the first attack.

READ  Stay alert in public places, U.S tells citizens in Nigeria

“At about 8.45 pm Two female suicide bombers were intercepted when they tried to gain access into Dalori 2 Internally Displaced People  (IDP) camp.

“Two other female suicide bombers also detonated their explosives at the adjoining Dalori kofa village at about 8.10 pm where they killed 16 people.

READ  Protecting schools cheaper than paying ransom, Shehu Sani tells Northern Governors

“A total of four suicide bombers were involved in the incidents.

“The injured victims have been administered with first aid and transported to hospitals within Maiduguri for treatment,” he said.

Related News

Latest News