Four people have been reported killed in a suicide bomb attack at Mandirari Village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State in another Boko Haram strike.
The Four people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at Mandirari Village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Speaking with Newsmen, an official of the Borno State Emergency Agency Mr. Bello Danbatta said the attack occurred late Wednesday.
Danbatta further explained that the agency had since deployed its rescue team to the village, which according to him is near Maiduguri, the Borno capital.
Mr. Danbatta said that the team had also evacuated people, who sustained injuries in the attack to the Maiduguri Specialist Hospital for medical attention.
According to him “The attack is the latest in an increasing spate of deadly attacks in the war-wrecked North-east, the epicenter of the Boko Haram insurgency, which commenced in 2009”.
Speaking also with the journalists, a resident of Mandirari Village, Jubril Modu, who claimed to have witnessed the attack, said that four female suicide bombers were involved in the attack.
“He said that the bombers were intercepted by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) when the insurgents were trying to infiltrate Mandirari Villag”.
Mr. Modu said that one of the insurgents detonated an explosive strapped to her body, making the device strapped on two other suicide bombers to detonate.
“The bomb blew up the insurgents into pieces. One member of the CJTF and three others sustained injuries in the blast.’’
Mr. Modu explained that the fourth suicide bomber threw away the explosive device on her body and fled.