8 Die in Borno Suicide Bomb Attack – Police
Borno state police commissioner, Mr. Aderemi Opadokun, has confirmed the blast in a text message to our correspondent.
He stated: “Yes, at about 1040 hrs of Sunday, 22/11/15, a suspected female suicide bomber while approaching Mafa checkpoint on foot at Galimari Village detonated an IED strapped to her body in the midst of a crowd trying to enter Maiduguri.
“The explosion killed eight persons including the bomber, eight others were injured.”
“Scene of the incident was visited, the victims and corpses conveyed to hospital and investigation in progress and the area is now safe.”