Death toll in Maiduguri female suicide bomb attack hit 12 #theguildng | Death toll from the suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State, has hit 12 worshipers, increasing victims of renewed suicide bomb attacks in the state to 30.
It was gathered that three other female suicide bombers were sighted in different locations simultaneously in Maiduguri at about the same time when the mosque attack occurred.
Of the three attackers, two were killed during Monday attack in the Mammanti area while trying to cross the ditch around the city perimeter while the other set off her explosives in the suburb.
The state Police commissioner, Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the increase in death toll, added that 18 persons sustained severe injury during the attacks.
Chukwu, told journalists after the attack in Maiduguri that the death toll included four female suicide bombers, saying, soldiers deployed to Mammanti and Cimeri area, foiled an attempt by three other female suicide bombers to penetrate Maiduguri metropolis.
He said that two of the attackers were intercepted and killed by soldiers at about 11:59 p.m., on Sunday at Mammanti village in Konduga local government area. #terrorattack #nigeria