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Desperate Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri, Many Dead

The killers are at it again. At least 11 persons were killed as suicide bombers attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Thursday night, witnesses and security sources said.

Nine suicide bombers were among the dead, they said.

Multiple explosions echoed across the city at about 11pm Thursday night as three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts near Muna Garage, a popular bus station that has suffered many of such attacks in recent times.

The explosions killed two residents, witnesses said. But police said only the suicide bombers were killed in the attack.

Several commercial vehicles that were on queue for a trip to the border areas the next day were also razed in the explosion.

A witness, who identified himself as Ayuba Ibrahim, told journalists that 7 Civilian-JTF operatives were injured, while all the suicide bombers died.

“Most of the trucks that were loaded with goods for export to Chad and the border communities were destroyed and commodities worth millions of naira may have been destroyed,” said Mr. Ibrahim, a businessman from Taraba State.

Civilian-JTF operatives said few hours after the Muna explosions, soldiers at Muna Dalti, a location about 1 kilometre away from the first explosion, shot six suicide bombers who were attempting to sneak into town at about 2am.

Some Boko Haram gunmen who were riding on motorcycles accompanied the six suicide bombers, they said. The Borno State police command confirmed the Muna Garage attack.

18 comments:

  1. Nawa ooo, this suicide bombers are still very much in our country oo.

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  2. These boKo haram people self na wah o

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  3. Sad news and security men should double their efforts against these crazy BH

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  4. Chei! When will this country be free of terrorism.. May God help Nigeria

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  5. I believe that very soon all this will come to an end.
    #myopinion

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  6. Hmmmm, I dnt knw what else 2 say again

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  7. These people really meant to eliminate every body in that state. People over there should migrate to other states or else they will keep on dieing.

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  8. The end is so near for BH

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  9. Oh God! When will all these end? Please have mercy on us. RIP to the dead and comfort to every victim alive.

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  10. When will all this boko haram stop this their killing and bombing

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  11. A stop should be put on almajiri-ism.....

    Lets us know what we are suffering from...

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