least five persons have been killed and 13 others wounded including a
University Professor when multiple bombers attack Maiduguri last night,
residents and Civilian JTF said.
The suspected Boko haram
suicide bombers stormed Muna Zauyar in Jere local government area of the
state capital at 8:45pm, killing a woman, four goats and a dog as well
as injuring many other.
"A woman lost her life and 13 others
injured including Prof. Khursa Imma of the sharia law of University of
Maiduguri who was injured along with two of his children currently being
treated at the UMTH accident and emergency centre" a CJTF source
informed Daily Trust.
The Police spokesman in Borno, DSP Edet Okon, confirmed the attack in a message sent to reporters this morning.
morning Gentlemen of the press. At about 2149hrs yesterday, 30/3/18
four (4) female suicide bombers infiltrated Muna Zawuya village in Mafa
LGA outskirt of Maiduguri. They detonated the explosives killing
themselves and one other person( female).
Thirteen (13) persons
were injured and were taken to a hospital where they are responding to
treatment. The Borno state police command had dispatch men to the scene
including men of the CTU, SARS and EOD to sweep the place and make the
Normalcy has returned to the area. Meanwhile,
adequate security arrangements has being emplaced for a hitch free
Easter celebration. Patrol and Monitoring continues pls,” he said.