3 suicide bombers strike in Borno

Posted by News Express | 19 March 2017 | 1,617 times

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•Rescue workers at work after Saturday night’s suicide bomb attacks in Borno State.

Three suicide bombers have attacked Ummarari Village in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, killing a mother, her two children and a member of the Civilian JTF.

The attack occurred on Saturday night after Ishai Muslim prayers.

The attack led to the death of the four civilians while eight others were also injured.

It was gathered that the bombers included an adult and two teenagers.

The Spokesperson of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, disclosed that bodies of the dead and the injured have been evacuated.

Abdulkadir said: “The casualties were evacuated to Borno State specialist hospital by the NEMA ERT and SEMA. The remains of the three suicide bombers were also deposited at the mortuary of the hospital.”

In another development, officials of NEMA North East were at Konduga IDP Camp to distribute relief materials. The camp was recently gutted by fire.

Some of the items distributed included foodstuffs, household utensils, clothing, footwear, nylon mats and Baby food. The food items were provided in collaboration with Borno State Emergency Management Agency BOSEMA to ensure food security. (PRNigeria)

Source: News Express

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