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MAIDUGURI: Suicide bomber hits military post at Muna Motor Park, kills 6



MAIDUGURI: Suicide bomber hits military post at Muna Motor Park, kills 6

An unidentified suicide bomber has struck a military post at Muna Motor Park in Maiduguri, killing six people in the process.

Reports say 16 other persons were injured in the explosion including four policemen in an incident which was confirmed by Engr Ahmed Satomi, Chairman Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

According to Engr. Satomi, one of the two suicide bombers approached a police patrol vehicle parked along the road and detonated an improvised explosive device attached to his body, killing himself and two nearby civilians.

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“One of the suicide bombers approached the police patrol vehicle and detonated explosive devices on her body. Four policemen were injured and immediately evacuated to the hospital,” Satomi revealed.

He also revealed that the second suicide bomber was killed after he attempted to grab a staff of SEMA who was engaged in the rescue operation and evacuation of victims of the earlier explosion.

Satomi said the SEMA staff on sensing the danger, ran in another direction after sensing danger even as the bomber too fled the scene. “The suicide bomber was later gunned down after a hot chase by the military troops in the area,” he added.



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  1. yanju omotodun

    August 23, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    This is to remind president Buhari that they (Boko Haram) have not ceased their heinous activities, that’s why they welcomed him back to the country

    • Balarabe musa

      August 23, 2017 at 5:15 pm

      Don’t worry, baba buhari didn’t forget that Boko Haram are still operating, he will soon find a lasting solution to evacuate them

  2. seyi jelili

    August 23, 2017 at 4:39 pm

    The security chiefs are slumbering, president buhari should change them, I don’t see their efforts at all except to be in Abuja enjoying life especially the Air Force chief

    • Balarabe musa

      August 23, 2017 at 5:20 pm

      They wont visit Abuja again except they are summoned to come. They are to remain in maidugiri until they will win the battle over Boko Haram

  3. Abeni Adebisi

    August 23, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    This is welcome party for Buhari from Boko Haram definitely!

    • Animashaun Ayodeji

      August 23, 2017 at 8:44 pm

      It’s a bad welcome party, Boko Haram just wants the president to know they are still very much active. I trust the army will wipe them out.

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