18 killed, 29 injured as suicide bombers attack Maiduguri

Eighteen people were killed and Twenty-nine others injured on Wednesday when four suicide bombers attacked Muna Gari Community in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

Mr Victor Isuku, Public Relations Officer of the Borno State Police Command, in a statement, said four suicide bombers – two males and two females, infiltrated Muna Gari community in Konduga LGA, and detonated Improvised Explosive Devises strapped to their bodies at different locations at about 6:13 pm.

According to the police, the first explosion occurred at a prayer ground, while the other explosions occurred thereafter, all within the community.

“A total of 18 persons including the four suicide bombers, died in the multiple explosions. While twenty nine others sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital/State Specialist Hospital for medical attention” he said.

“Police patrol /EOD teams promptly mobilised to the scene to sanitise and render the area safe”.

He further said normalcy has been restored to the community

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