58 displaced persons killed, 78 injured as Boko Haram bombs camp


Officials of Nigeria’s emergency and response agencies have confirmed that 58 people were killed and 78 victims were injured after suicide bombers detonated explosive devices on Tuesday at Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Dikwa, Borno state.

The incident occurred when the IDPs queued up to collect their morning food in the camp, which accommodates over 50,000 people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.

The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the North East, Mr. Mohammed Kanar only confirmed that some of the dead have been buried, while the injured have been moved to medical facilities for adequate treatments.

Nigerian Newspaper Nigeria News Nigerian Newspapers Naija News Nigerian News

Follow us on Twitter @daily_nigerian    Facebook: @dailynigerian

Copyright DailyNigerian.               
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without appropriate credit being given to //dailynigerian.com as the source.