At least 21 persons were killed and 70 civilians were injured as multiple bombers struck Konduga local government area of Borno State yesterday, Civilian JTF Source’s told SaharaReporters.
The suspected Boko haram bombers attacked a crowded Fish Market (Kasuwan Kifi) In Sabon Gari area of Kinduga township town at 9pm and detonated IEDs, killing 18 civiliansmostly children and injuring 70 people. Three suicide bombers also died mstantlt during the attack.
"It happened at Tashan Kifi, the female bombers staged themselves in three different locations and detonated their IEDs randomly, killing 18 people mostly children and women, "we have evacuated 70 people with serious injuries to Maiduguri but we left many with light injuries at Konduga Specialist Hospital last night" Cjtf said.
Source at the State Specialist Hospital told Saharareporters that 60 wounded persons were received last nights from Konduga blasts.
Also police source confirmed the attacks to Saharareporters. A police statement exclusively obtained by Saharareporters read:
Good Morning sir x BRS Comnd x 24 Hrly Sitrep x 17/2/18 xMULTIPLE SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKxKonduga div has just reportd that at abt 2100hrs ystdayxTwo fem & a male suicide bombers detonated IEDs on their bodies at Tasha Kifi in Konduga town x abt 40 Km frm MaidugurixResulting multiple explosions killling the bombers &18 others x22 pple were injurdxCorpses & injured evacuated to hospitals xNormalcy restored while further developments/details followxpls..