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Boko Haram: 8 killed in Maiduguri multiple blasts (photos)

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• As 5 suicide bombers hit 3 locations 
…Mohammed Uba 
 
The suspected Boko Haram terrorists has launched multiple bombings in the metropolitan city of Maiduguri, Borno State with eight people confirmed dead including the five suicide bombers.
The Head of Media and Public Relations, National Emergency Management Agency  ( NEMA), Mr. Sani Datti, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday.
Datti said that the  series of bomb blasts occurred in three locations around Muna Garage area of Maiduguri metropolis. He said the incidents occurred at about 4 am.

“A total of five suicide bombers all male adults were involved in the incidents killing three innocent persons,” he said. 

According to him, the first location is Muna Kumbori an unofficial host community camp housing 199 internally displaced persons attacked by three suicide bombers which led the the death of two innocent persons.

Datti said the second location was Muna Dagalti which was attacked by another suicide bomber killing one innocent person.

“The third location is Muna Bulaya attacked by one suicide bomber who was the only casuality,” he stated.

The NEMA Spokesperson said that aleast 20 people with various degrees of injuries were administered with first aid by Emergency response team and transported to the state specialist hospital while the remains of the dead have been deposited in the mortuary.


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