16 killed in Borno suicide attacks

Remains of suicide bombers being evacuated by emergency workers on Thursday May 4, 2017

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.

“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.

“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.

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