Suicide bomber kills 6, injures 15 in Borno


By Hamza Suleiman

Six people were killed with 15 others injured in a suicide attack at a busy motor park known as Marrarraban, in Gwoza town of Borno State on Saturday.

The suicide suicide bomber detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs).

According to an eyewitness simply identified as Buba, the suicide bomber targeted a wedding ceremony.

Buba said that the attack shattered the joy and celebration of the special day, leaving families and loved ones in mourning.

Muhammed Kasim, another witness said that the attack happened around 1:30 p.m.

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“We heard a very loud sound of explosive, accompanied with dust; then we saw bodies on the ground.

According to him, the victims were evacuated to the hospital while security agencies were deployed to sanitise the area.

Borno State Commissioner of Police (CP), Yusuf Lawal, confirmed the attack,

According to him, the attack was carried out by a female suicide bomber.

Lawal said that he was informed by the Divisional Police Officer in Gwoza, that at least six people were killed with 15 others evacuated to the hospital.

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