By Francis Okoye , Abuja
Five persons were yesterday confirmed dead while six persons sustained various degrees of injuries when three female suicide bombers attacked Shuwa settlement of Mandarari ward in Konduga local government area of Borno State.
LEADERSHIP recalls that eleven days ago , the same Mandarari ward was attacked by two female suicide bombers killing themselves, five other villagers and injured six others .
Confirming the incident yesterday to newsmen , the Borno State Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Victor Isuku said the corpses have been deposited at the state hospital mortuary while the injured were taken to the same hospital for medical attention.
“Information received from Dpo Konduga, has it that on 15/5/17, at about 2130 hrs, three female suicide bombers detonated IED strapped on their bodies at Shuwa settlement of Mandarari Ward Konduga , killing themselves and two others. While six persons sustained injuries. Normalcy restored,” said DSP Victor Isuku.
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