At the least five persons have now been killed and 13 others wounded including a University Professor when multiple bombers attack Maiduguri yesterday evening, residents and Civilian JTF said.
The suspected Boko haram suicide bombers stormed Muna Zauyar in Jere local government section of their state capital at 8:45pm, killing a female, four goats and your dog along with injuring many other.
“A woman lost her life and 13 others injured including Prof. Khursa Imma of the sharia law of University of Maiduguri who was injured along with two of his children currently being treated at the UMTH accident and emergency centre” a CJTF source informed Daily Trust.
The Police spokesman in Borno, DSP Edet Okon, confirmed the attack in a message sent to reporters this morning.
“Good morning Gentlemen of the press. At about 2149hrs yesterday, 30/3/18 four (4) female suicide bombers infiltrated Muna Zawuya village in Mafa LGA outskirt of Maiduguri. They detonated the explosives killing themselves and one other person( female).
Thirteen (13) persons were injured and were taken up to a hospital where they’re answering treatment. The Borno state police command had dispatch men to the scene including men of the CTU, SARS and EOD to sweep the spot and make the surroundings safe.
Normalcy has returned to the area. Meanwhile, adequate security arrangements has being emplaced for a problem free Easter celebration. Patrol and Monitoring continues pls,” he said.