Monday, 26 June 2017

16 Killed, 13 Injured As Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri | Photos

At least 16 people were killed and 13 others injured in a series of suicide bombings at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and other villages in Maiduguri, Borno state on Sunday night and Monday Morning.

Mr Damian Chukwu, the Borno State Police Commissioner told journalists that at about 10:21pm on sunday, a male suicide bomber gained entry into the premises of UNIMAID and detonated explosive on his body near the Rapid Response Service office building.

He said three of the university security officials were injured in the attack.

"One of the injured security personnel a female known as Becky Edubi later died at the hospital" said Mr. Chukwu.

About an hour later, explained the police commissioner, more attacks were recorded in Zannari and Jere Local Governments in Maiduguri, which claimed eight lives and left 11 other injured.

He added that two suicide bombers returned to the varsity this morning and blew themseleves up.


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