Friday, October 23, 2015

6 Killed, 17 injured in another Maiduguri Mosque bombing

Military sources disclosed early today that a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Mosque during the morning Islamic ‘Subhi’ Prayers in Maiduguri killing 6 persons while 17 others were injured.

Confirming the suicide attack, the National Emergency Management Agency said its rescuers evacuated six dead bodies of the victims of the early morning suicide bombing.
A senior health worker also confirmed that the 6 bodies have been deposited in the mortuary, while the 17 other injured victims are being treated in Specialist and teaching hospitals in Maiduguri.
The mosque is located behind Magistrate Court, Polo Area in Maiduguri.
It was gathered that the explosion was carried out by a suspected lone suicide bomber while his two accomplices escaped, when some vigilant members of the community accosted them on their suspicious movements.

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