Dozens of worshippers were killed Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a mosque in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, witnesses said.
“All the people in the mosque died. Not a single one escaped,” said Muhtari Ahmadu, a trader near the scene.
“We counted 42 dead bodies outside the mosque,” added Amadu Marte, a vigilante supporting the security forces in the fight against the Islamist Boko Haram group, which has carried out repeated attacks in the region.
Borno state police […]
Report gathered that no fewer than 10 persons were killed on Tuesday night as three female suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices, IED, at different locations around Tuka Tuka village, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, while 16 others were critically injured.
The simultaneous explosions, which rocked the city on Tuesday at about 8.25 pm, with an intervals of about 3 minutes between each explosion, seriously caused pandemonium as people residing close to the area fled into the town for their dear […]
Two suicide bombers, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, blew themselves up at the Molai Leprosy Hospital in Borno State, according to reports.
The attackers, a male and a female, reportedly sneaked into the town from Sambisa forest, a notorious Boko Haram stronghold.
The bombers were however said to have detonated their explosives prematurely and as a result were the only victims of the blast.
The attack was confirmed by local vigilante, Modu Abba who said that two people were left injured in the […]
Report gathered a new Boko Haram onslaught in Damaturu, a lone suicide bomber, suspected to be ten years old, killed five people and injured several others at the popular Bayan Tasha market motor park at exactly 11am Saturday.
According to chairman of Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, who witnessed the gory incident,” we have security men at all the gates and everybody entering the motor park we subjected to thorough search before they enter the park. It was in […]