The Commissioner of Police, Borno State, Mr Damian Chukwu has confirmed that a total of 16 people were killed following multiple suicide attacks in the city of Maiduguri on Sunday night. This is due to various acts of Insurgency by the terrorist Group, Boko Haram in the State.
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The Police Chief who made details of the attack known on Monday morning also disclosed that 18 others sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of the explosions. The injured were subsequently moved to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital where they were currently receiving medical attention.
While giving reports of the Insurgency attacks, Chukwu said a male suicide bomber detonated an IED strapped to him at the Muna Garage. Himself and thirteen other persons were killed in that explosion as well as injuring five others.
In another attack at Muna Dalti, two female suicide bombers detonated their IEDs, killing themselves and injuring thirteen others.
According to the Police CP on the Insurgency attacks: “The injured have been conveyed to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital for treatment and corpses have also been evacuated.
“The Police EOD unit and other Police teams deployed to sanitize scene and environs have since been active in the area this also ensure normalcy return.
“In all, sixteen persons were killed while eighteen were injured in the three explosions.”