4 suicide bombers kill themselves, 14 worshippers in Borno


File Photo: A recent suicide explosion in Maiduguri, Borno State

Reports from Borno State have revealed that no fewer than 18 people, including four suicide bombers, have been killed in multiple explosions near Maiduguri, Borno capital.

Four bombers, it was learnt, infiltrated a place where some Muslims were observing their sunset prayers at remote Muna Gari located at the outskirts of Maiduguri on Wednesday. The bombers detonated explosives on their bodies, killing themselves and 14 others.

Police Public Relations Officer, Borno Command, Victor Isuku said the blasts occurred at about 6:15pm though the information did not get to the city until late night due to the remoteness of the area.

“The first explosion occurred at a prayer ground, while the other explosions occurred thereafter, all within the community. A total of eighteen persons including the four suicide bombers,…

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