Deadly Explosions Rock A Popular Mosque In Northern Nigeria, Leaving Many Dead, Others Badly Injured

By Post Nigeria April 22, 2018 14:09

Deadly Explosions Rock A Popular Mosque In Northern Nigeria, Leaving Many Dead, Others Badly Injured

Four people have been killed and eight others injured, in a suicide attack in a popular Mosque in Bama Local Government Council, Borno State.

The State Emergency Managment Agency, SEMA, Chairman, Yabawa Kolo, confirmed the death toll to Channels Television.

The incident occurred when two suicide bombers, a male and female, between the ages of 13 and 14, invaded a Mosque on Sunday, when people were in the middle of prayers and detonated their Improvised Explosive Devices, IED.

Most of the injured were adults (males), who have been evacuated to the General Hospital, in Maiduguri, by the State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, for treatment.

Most of the victims are recently returned Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, who have just been resettled by the Borno State Government.

 

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