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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Suicide Bombers Blow Selves Up In Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up near a mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

The bombers attempted to sneak into a mosque at Jiddari area of Maiduguri while worshippers were observing their early morning prayers Wednesday, but were chased away by vigilant residents.

The incident occurred at about 5:08 a.m. Wednesday, spokesman, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Northeast Zone, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said in a statement.

“[There were] no casualties, except [for] the two female suicide bombers that lost their lives,” Abdulkadir said.