Boko Haram: Five Killed, 30 Injured as Suicide Bomber Attacks Maiduguri

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Boko Haram: Five Killed, 30 Injured as Suicide Bomber Attacks Maiduguri

By John Owen Nwachukwu

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Sunday disclosed that five persons were killed with 30 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

Mr Kachalla Usman, the Head of Emergency Response Operations of SEMA, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri, the state capital.

Usman said that two female suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosives Device (IEDs) vests strapped to their bodies in a crowded place at Muna-Dalti area of Maiduguri on Saturday night.

He said that three persons and two suicide bombers were killed, while 45 others sustained injuries from the blast.

Usman added that two of the deceased died while on admission in the hospital.

According to him, the injured persons have been taken to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri for treatment.

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