Twin Bomb Blasts Kill 16, Injure 18 In Borno State

16 people were killed and 18 others injured after a male and two female suicide bombers detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) strapped to their bodies at Muna Gwarage and Dusman village, outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

According to the Borno State Commissioner of Police, Demian Chukwu, 'In all, 16 persons were killed, while 18 others were injured in the three explosions. At about 8pm, a male suicide bomber detonated IED strapped on him at Muna Garage. He killed himself and 13 people. Five persons were injured'.

He continued to say, 'In another development, at Muna Dalti, two female suicide bombers detonated IED, killing each other and injuring 13 people. The injured people have been moved to UMTH for treatment. The bodies of the dead people had been evacuated, while EOD police teams were deployed to the scenes, to restore orders.'

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