Monday, May 17, 2021

3 killed as suicide bomber hits Borno IDPs camp


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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The National Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the death of three persons in a suicide attack at the Dalori Internally Displaced Person’s IDPs, camp in Maiduguri on Sunday night.

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The agency’s Northeast Zonal Information Officer, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, confirmed this on Monday morning, adding that 15 other persons were injured in the attack.

A competent security source said security men shot a female suicide bomber when she tried to cross the perimeter fence at the camp.

“They shot her and the explosive device strapped to her body detonated, and blew the woman into pieces,” the source said.

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The source added that another male suicide bomber infiltrated into the camp and detonated the explosives strapped to his body and killed four persons.

“Two persons died on the spot while two others died at the hospital,” the source said.


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