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5 Die, 44 Injured As Suicide Bombers Hit Dalori IDP Camp

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No fewer than ve persons, including two female suicide bombers were yesterday con- rmed dead while 44 others sustained var- ious degrees of injuries following twin sui- cide bomb attacks in Dalori IDP camps near Dalori quarters in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

According to the executive chairman, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Ahmed Satomi, the two female suicide bombers carried out the attacks on Wednesday in Dalori IDP camp near Dalori quarters.

He added that those injured were taken to various hospitals within the state capi- tal for medical attention, saying that so far, peace has been restored to the camp after the incident last night.

Also con rming the incident, the Zonal Director , National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA ) Northeast, Mr Bashir Idris Garga, said the rst incident at Dalori quarters occurred around 6:30pm on Wednesday while the second attack at Dalori IDPs camp was around 9:30pm same day.

“ The first female suicide bomber attempted to gain entrance into the camp and in the process, detonated her IED at the pe- rimeter fencing of the camp, killing herself while the second suicide bomber, also fe male, gained entrance into the camp where she killed three persons and injured 44 oth-ers.




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