Two Killed; Many Injured In Suicide Bomb Attack In BornoFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, May 12th, 2016
By Mustapha Abdul Salaam
BORNO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At least, two persons were Thursday killed while many injured, during a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The attack which took place near the State’s secretariat gate occurred around 12 noon.
Eyewitness accounts have it that the suicide bomber fake with office files, which he showed to the security guards, pretending as one of the public servans who came for staff verification exercise.
The explosion occurred when the bomber detonated the explosive on his body, few metres to the Secretariat gate after he was sent back. About 19 people were injured in the attack.
While the injured have been taken to the State General Hospital Maiduguri for treatment, the remains of the dead have been deposited at the Hospital’s morgue.
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