Metro Suicide Bombers Hit IDP Camp, Other Areas In Maiduguri, 17 killed, 18 injured



About 17 people lost their lives and 18 others wounded in multiple blast in Maiduguri on Sunday night, official said.

The incidents occurred about 8:50 pm in Muna Garage general area in Jere Local Government Area of Maiduguri.

According to a CJTF source, the first bomber blew up himself at Muna Garage park, killing scores and injuring six.

The second occurred inside IDP camp, injuring about 10 people while the third occurred along Gomboru Ngala road.

Executive Chairman of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Engr. Ahmad Satomi told Daily Trust in Maiduguri on Monday, that residents should scale up vigilance

"We lost 17 people including 3 bombers while others sustained various degree of injuries in last night multiple suicide attacks on Maiduguri.

" I urged our people to be more vigilance and make sure they know who lives around them, it is sad but we have to more proactive ." said Engr. Satomi.

A rescue worker said the casualty figure could be far higher and the Muna Garage general area was not safe for rescue workers at night.

Meanwhile, residents said at least 23 sustained critical injuries and those who hurt are mostly children and women.


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