Na wa: IDP camp bombed in Borno state

Leslie Hanson
September 10, 2017

Four persons were injured yesterday evening following a failed suicide mission by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, DAILY POST reports.

Eight other farmers were also reported missing and five more wounded when the insurgents attacked rice farms in Khaddamari and Dusuman communities of Jere Local Government Area of the state.

Victor said that the incident occurred at about 17:38 p.m. when the female suicide bombers detonated IEDs against a taxi on Maiduguri-Mafa Highway.

Among those injured was an official of the NDLEA.

Because they were spotted by security personnel only the two bombers died in the explosion while eight others including a personnel of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency sustained injuries, and are responding to treatment after the insurgents slammed themselves on their vehicles.

"The vehicle, a golf taxi with Reg".

The insurgents were said to have attacked the camp in two Hilux trucks at about 11pm.

"The taxi with registration number XA 479 DRZ was conveying bags of charcoal and two female passengers, including a tricycle machine was also affected in the explosion", he said.

He said the police have sanitized the scene while normalcy had been restored to the area.

"They (Boko Haram) fired an RPG into the camp from behind the fire fence, killing seven people and injuring several others", Kachalla said.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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