4 Killed as Suicide Bombers storm Borno Community
Four people were killed while eight sustained injuries when suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated explosives in Umarari village,Near the Borno state Capital, Maiduguri, on Saturday night.
According to the Borno police command, the attack was carried out by three suicide bombers, a male and two females.
Victor Isuku, the police spokesperson, who confirmed the incident said the bombers attempted to gain access into Maiduguri town.
He said the members of civilian joint task force challenged the bombers, who proceeded to detonate the explosives strapped to their bodies.
“At about 9pm ,Yesterday , 3 suicide bombers, a male and two female, attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri town through Umarari village in Molai general area,” he said.
“They were sighted by Civilian jtf and challenged. They detonated the IEDs strapped to their bodies while running to different directions.
“Four people which include a Civilian JTF, a woman and her two children died while eight others sustained injuries, and have been taken to hospital.”