BREAKING: 7 Killed As Boko Haram Bombs Maiduguri

By Ikenga Chronicles November 18, 2017

BREAKING: 7 Killed As Boko Haram Bombs Maiduguri

No fewer than seven people have been confirmed dead in Maiduguri on Saturday, following an invasion by four suicide bombers in Fori area behind Giwa Barracks.

It was gathered that the suicide bombers, who arrived the area at about 6:50 am with Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs) strapped around their waist, were noticed by security personnel and members of the civilian JTF around the area.

“One of the suicide bombers ran to where they were frying bean cakes, popularly known as ‘akara’ and detonated the device, killing the son of the woman, while the woman also sustained injury,” Bashir, a resident of Giwa barracks told journalists.

Police Public Relations officer, DSP Victor Isuku, who confirmed the incident, added that anti-bomb squad and security operatives have been deployed to the volatile area to control the situation.