By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri
Two female suicide bombers on Saturday died after detonating their explosive vests at a mosque in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, during Muslim dawn prayer.
Spokesman to the National emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in the North East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said four people were injured in the attack.
“Following an explosion around a mosque close to Federal high court jiddari polo, emergency response teams have evacuated the bodies of two female suicide bombers believed to have died in the incident.
“Four other persons with injuries were administered with first aid and transported to the hospitals.
“The incident occurred at about 5.25 am,” Mr Ibrahim said in a terse statement.