The Borno state police command has confirmed the death of 4 people and about 8 others injured in the blast that occurred yesterday at Maiduguri.
Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command said in a statement in Maiduguri that three bombers had attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri at about 9.00 p.m. on Saturday.
“At about 2100hrs of Saturday, three suicide bombers, a male and two female, attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri town through Umarari village in Molai general area.
“They were sighted and challenged by civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) member, a government-approved militia group,’’ Isuku stated.
He the bombers detonated the improvised explosive device strapped to their bodies while running in different directions and four persons died in the process.