NEMA on Wednesday confirmed that four female suicide bombers in the early hours of the day detonated explosive devices at Usmanti along Muna Garage axis, Maiduguri Borno State
Two men were killed as a result to the explosion while about 16 injured people were administered with the first aid.
The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) North-East zone, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said evacuations of the bodies and the injured have been taken to a medical facility.
According to him, “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.
Meanwhile security sources have 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.
A security officer said “One of the suicide bombers detonated the explosive device close to a security facility in the area.”
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