15 Killed, 53 Injured In Borno Suicide Attacks

December 3, 2017 10:33 am

The Police in Borno, yesterday, said 15 persons died when two suicide bombers attacked the Biu Market, in Biu Local Government Area of the state.

Mr Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made the confirmation in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Isuku said that 53 persons sustained injuries.


He explained that the incident occurred at about 11:40 am, when a female suicide bomber infiltrated the market and detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) strapped to her body. Isuku said that one other bomber detonated the explosive outside the crowded market and killed herself.

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