8 Die in Borno Suicide Bomb Attack – Police

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a-burning-car-at-the-scene-of-the-Maiduguri-market-bombingAt least eight people have been confirmed dead in a suicide bomb attack that took place in Mafia, a town in Borno State.

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.”

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“Scene of the incident was visited, the victims and corpses conveyed to hospital and investigation in progress and the area is now safe.”

Source: https://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/8-die-in-borno-suicide-bomb-attack-police/226383/

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