At least 18 people were killed and 29 others injured when four suicide bombers attacked Muna Gari Community in Konduga LGA in Borno State, on Wednesday.

According to a statement by the state police command, the four suicide bombers, two males and two females, infiltrated Muna Gari community in Konduga LGA, and detonated IED strapped to their bodies at different locations at about 1813hrs.

The police said the first explosion occurred at a prayer ground, while the other explosions occurred thereafter, all within the community.

The police in the terse statement said, “A total of 18 persons including the four suicide bombers, died in the multiple explosions. While twenty nine others sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital/State Specialist Hospital for medical attention. Police patrol /EOD teams promptly mobilised to the scene to sanitise and render the area safe. Normalcy has been restored to the community.”



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