Nigeria: 5 Killed, 45 Injured in Maiduguri Bomb Explosion – SEMA

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency on Sunday confirmed five persons were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

The Head of Emergency Response Operation of SEMA, Kachalla Usman, confirmed the incident in an interview with Dandal Kura in Maiduguri.

Usman said that two female suicide bombers detonated improvised Explosive Devices strapped to their bodies in a crowded place at Muna-Dalti area of Maiduguri on Saturday night.

He said that three persons and two of the suicide bombers were killed, while 45 others sustained various degree of injuries in the blast.

Usman added that two of the deceased died while on admission in Hospital. According to him the injured persons have been taken to the specialist Hospital, Maiduguri for treatment.

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