The Borno state police command on Wednesday confirmed 4 persons dead while 6 others sustained various degrees of injuries after 2 male suicide bombers detonated improvised explosive device (IED) strapped on their bodies at Golori area before Mamanti in Maiduguri.
The Borno state Police public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Victor Isuku who confirmed the incident to LEADERSHIP, said the incident occurred on Tuesday evening.
He said both the dead and the injured had been taken to the state specialist hospital.
“the 2 male suicide bombers detonated the improvised explosive device on them killing themselves and 2 other innocent persons on the spot while 6 others sustained various degree of injuries.
“the injured were taken to Borno state specialist hospital’s accident and emergency section while the 4 dead persons including the 2 suicide bombers have been evacuated from the scene,“ Isuku said.
He urged residents to be vigilant at all times and report any suspicious persons or movements to the security agencies to avert any disaster.