Officials confirm Maiduguri attack, say 5 killed, 39 injured


State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital has said that, 5 people were killed, while 39 others were injured as a result of the suicide attack at Dalori IDP Camp in the state capital.

The agency in its update said 2 suicide bombers attacked Dalori IDPs camp Wednesday night.

It said one suicide bomber attempted to gain entrance into the camp in the process and detonated his IED at the perimeter fencing of the camp, killing himself while the 2nd suicide bomber gained entrance into the camp where he killed 3 persons and injured 39 persons.

Those injured were taken to various hospitals within the city centre of Maiduguri for medical attention. So far, peace has been restored to the camp after the incident yesterday night.

” In total, 5 including the suicide bombers were killed and 39 injured,” SEMA said.


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