Metro

Suicide bombers kill 19, injure 23 in Maiduguri attacks

Suicide bombers kill 11, injure 21 in Maiduguri attacks

Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked three different locations in Maiduguri on Tuesday night killing 19 and injuring 23 others.

Responding to the incidents, Chairman of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Satomi Ahmed, told journalists that the persons killed in the explosions included the suicide bombers.

Read also: Protesting students, staff force Court to adjust ruling on embattled ex OAU VC

It was also gathered that 23 persons who were injured in the attacks had been taken to the hospital.

These attacks follow a pattern of similar attacks deployed against soft targets and other strategic points by Boko Haram in what has been described as an adjusted insurgency strategy by the group owing to the military’s enormous gains in conventional engagement.

 

RipplesNigeria ….without borders, without fears

Click here to download the Ripples Nigeria App for latest updates

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Join the conversation

Opinions

About the author

Ripples Nigeria

We are an online newspaper, very passionate about Nigerian politics, business and their leaders. We dig deeper, without borders and without fears.
www.ripplesnigeria.com

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!