Three suspected suicide bombers Saturday launched an attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The incident which occurred in the evening left seven persons dead including the attackers.
A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Borno State Command, Victor Isuku, disclosed that eight persons, however, sustained injuries and were taken to a hospital.
According t Isuku, the attack happened at about 9pm on Saturday on the outskirts of Maiduguri.
He said, “At about 2100hrs of 18/3/2917, three suicide bombers, a male and two female, attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri town through Umarari village in Molai general area.
“They were sighted by Civilian JTF and challenged. They detonated the IEDs strapped to their bodies while running to different directions.
“Four people which include a Civilian JTF, a woman and her two children died while eight others sustained injuries, and have been taken to hospital.”
credit: daily post
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