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7 Killed, 7 injured in Suicide Bomb on Borno Mosque – SEMA

A male suicide bomber has killed seven worshipers during Morning Prayer in a Mosque on Monday in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Ali Kolo, the head of vigilance group in the area, told newsmen that seven other persons including a child sustained injuries when the bomber detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to his body during the congregational prayer.

He added that the suicide bomber sneaked into the affected mosque at Mainari area of Konduga and carried out the attack.

“It is not clear how the suicide bomber infiltrated the town and attacked the mosque.

“The building collapsed during the explosion, and the victims were evacuated from the rubble”.

Bello Dambatta, the Head of Rescue Team, Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), while confirming the attack noted that the injured persons had been taken to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, for treatment.

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