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Suicide Bomber, Three Others Killed In Borno Attack

The Borno State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that a suicide bomber and three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force were killed in a Monday night’s attack in Maiduguri, the state capital. At least 17 other persons were injured in the incident. The command’s spokesman, Joseph Kwaji, said in a statement that the incident…”
Yusuf
March 6, 2018 4:18 pm

The Borno State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed that a suicide bomber and three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force were killed in a Monday night’s attack in Maiduguri, the state capital.

At least 17 other persons were injured in the incident.

The command’s spokesman, Joseph Kwaji, said in a statement that the incident occurred at 8:30 p.m. at Muna Delti area of Maiduguri.

Kwaji said a male suicide bomber who was riding a bicycle detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (EID) strapped to his body, killing him and three CJTF members in the area.

He said 17 other persons sustained injuries in the blast, adding that those injured were evacuated to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital for treatment.

According to him, the police Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) team had sanitized the area while normalcy had been restored.

NAN

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