2 Suicide Bombers Detonate Explosives Killing 6 in Maiduguri

The Borno Police Command on Friday confirmed two more explosions after a separate suspected suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno state.

Damian Chukwu the Commissioner of Police in the state, made the confirmation while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri.

“Aside from the explosion near a mobile police location in Jiddari, we had two other suicide bombings along Maiduguri-Gamboru road. In the first case, a suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosive after he was stopped at the entrance of the Muna Garage, killing himself instantly,” Chukwu said.

He said that another suspected male suicide bomber detonated his explosive on the same road few meters away killing himself and two local vigilantes called Civilian JTF.

“In all, we recorded six deaths, comprising four suspected bombers and two vigilantes. This is about the sixth or seventh suspected suicide attack in the last couple of days, the police and other security agents are working hard to stop the ugly trend,” Chukwu said.

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