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Again, Explosives Rock Maiduguri, 6 Killed in Suicide Attack


Not fewer than six persons were reportedly killed in an early morning suicide attack on Maiduguri city, Borno State, Wednesday.
Sixteen persons were also injured in the blasts.
According to reports, four teenage girls detonated explosives strapped to their bodies at the outskirts of Maiduguri, an eyewitness account said.
The explosions which rocked the city in quick succession were said to have taken place at about 1.15 a.m., Wednesday.
This caused sleeping residents to jump out of their beds in fear of yet another horrific attack by Boko Haram.
Ths National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said the explosions were caused by four teenage suicide bombers who attacked a location in Maiduguri, called Muna garage, which has been repeatedly attacked by suicide bomber in the past six months.
The spokesperson of NEMA in the state, Sani Datti, said in a statement that “four female teenage suicide bombers killed two other men (6 people dead) when they detonated explosives at Usmanti along muna Garage road at about 1.15 a.m.”
He added that about “16 people who got injured were administered with first aid by rescue workers before being transported to the state specialist hospital and university teaching hospital in Maiduguri Borno state”.
Police or military is yet to issue statement concerning the incident

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