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2 female suicide bombers killed in botched attack on Muslim worshippers

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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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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.

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