Thursday, 1 February 2018

Boko Haram: Borno SEMA reveals how IDPs camp was bombed, confirms deaths

Borno State government has said that five people were killed in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Maiduguri on
Wednesday.

The Chairman of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Satomi Ahmad, made the confirmation to newsmen in Maiduguri.

He also confirmed that “39 others sustained various degrees of injuries”.

Satomi explained that “a female suicide bomber infiltrated the IDPs camp”.

He said many were caught unawares as the camp had been peaceful for a long time.

The official noted that the second suicide bomber detonated improvised explosive device at the entrance of Dalori residential quarters and blew herself to pieces.

According to him, there was no casualty in the second attack.

The chairman added that those wounded had been taken to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri.


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