Four persons were, on Wednesday, morning killed and 11 others injured in multiple suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. This was disclosed to journalists by Mr. Ahmad Satomi, Chairman of Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BASEMA).
"It was a sad morning for us. We lost four people, including Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members and 11others were wounded in multiple blasts in Maiduguri," said Mr. Satomi.
According to him, a male bomber stormed Malakalerri area of Muna Garage in Mafa Local Government Area at about 4:18 am, killing one CJTF member and injuring five women and one CJTF member. Seven minutes later, a female bomber blew herself up Dynamic near Alkomi Clinic along Gomboru-Ngala Road.
The BASEMA boss added that another female bomber attacked an unofficial Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Muna Ethiopia General Area, injuring five persons, who are currently receiving treatment. Mr. Satomi added that his agency believed that the female bomber removed the Improvised Explosive Device on her body and fled. The BASEMA boss advised members of the public to support military and security personnel with information that could help put an end to the insurgency.
He also stated that the government is working on a new approach to containing the frequency of suicide bomb attacks.