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Suicide bombers strike again in Maiduguri, bomb petrol tankers


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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Three suspected suicide bombers have killed themselves after one of them detonated an explosive device by stationary fuel tankers early Friday morning along Damboa Road Maiduguri.

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Two fuel tankers were burnt to ashes as a result of the explosion.

The spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, disclosed that the bodies of the three suicide bombers have been evacuated by emergency workers.

“The fire has been brought under control while casualty evacuation has been concluded,” he said.

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PRNigeria gathered that no other person was affected in the explosion.

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