Borno Attack: Female Suicide Bombers Were Imported – Reps

Borno Attack: Female Suicide Bombers Were Imported – Reps
  • PublishedJuly 2, 2024

The female suicide bombers responsible for the killing of more than 30 people in Borno State on Saturday were imported from another state, the House of Representatives has claimed.

Osun Defender reports that a suicide bomb attack took place in Gwoza LGA in Borno, claiming over 30 lives, and injuring others.

The lawmakers made the declaration in a resolution after considering a motion of urgent national importance by the member representing Gwoza/Chibok/Damboa federal constituency, Ahmed Usman Jaha, on Tuesday.

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Jaha while condemning the attack, stated that findings showed that bombers were “recruited, brainwashed, and imported from outside the state” to carry out the suicide act in Gwoza.

He further argued that the bombings indicated the ongoing threat of terrorism in the country.

The lawmaker also informed the house that more than 180 people were critically injured and currently receiving treatment in various hospitals in the state.

The House then urged security agencies to intensify efforts to prevent a recurrence.

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