NEMA confirms 16 killed in Maiduguri suicide attacks

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said on Monday that at least sixteen people were killed when suicide bombers attacked a community in the outskirts of Maiduguri on Sunday.

Abdulkadir Ibrahim, the spokesperson for NEMA, said the two different attacks caused at least 16 deaths.

“At about 8.45 p.m. two female suicide bombers were intercepted when they tried to gain access into Dalori 2 Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp.

“Two other female suicide bombers also detonated their explosives at the adjoining Dalori kofa village at about 8.10 pm where they killed 16 people.

“A total of four suicide bombers were involved in the incidents,” the agency said.

Mr. Ibrahim added that “the injured victims have been administered with first aid and transported to hospitals within Maiduguri for treatment.”

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