- 16 injured
The suspected female Boko Haram terrorists have once again struck metropolitan city of Maiduguri, Borno State, killing six people including the four suicide bombers.
The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North-East zone, Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed this on Wednesday.
Ibrahim said that the “four female suicide bombers at about midnight/early morning (1.15 am) detonated explosive devices at Usmanti along Muna Garage axis, Maiduguri Borno State”
He said that two men were killed due to the explosion while about 16 injured people were administered with the first aid.
The NEMA Spokesperson also confirmed that evacuations of the bodies and the injured who have been taken to a medical facility.
“Rescue and health workers had immediately moved to scene after the alert. The victims have been transported to the state specialist hospital and university teaching hospital in Maiduguri,” he said.
A statement by PRNigeria also disclosed that suicide bombers have now devised a new strategy of knocking at residences in the night and detonating the explosive once the door is opened.
“One of the suicide bombers detonated the explosive device close to a security facility in the area,” a security source said.