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Metro Sallah Bomb: Multiple Explosions Rock University of Maiduguri

Metro Sallah Bomb: Multiple Explosions Rock University of Maiduguriā€

For the umpteenth time, the University of Maiduguri on Sunday night was siege as Boko Haram terrorists launched multiple suicide attacks from different fronts.

Isuku, who also confirmed that there were other suicide attacks on the town on the Sallah night, promised to give further details.

The statement reads: " Yesterday 25th June, 2017 at about 2221hrs.

"One of the security agents died on the spot and three others were rushed to the hospital with various degrees of injuries".

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Four female suicide bombers killed eight people around an hour later on the outskirts of the city in Zannari community, in the Gwange district of Jere local government authority after detonating devices in residential buildings.

The bomber who attempted to bomb another students' hostel at the university detonated his explosive device just outside the perimeter fencing of the school.

"Yet in another development, today at about 0408hrs, Two (2) female suicide bombers detonated PBIEDs on their bodies within the premises of University of Maiduguri".

"The other suicide bomber detonated behind Works Department complex also killing herself with no other casualty".

The police comissioner stated that the EOD sanitized and rendered the various scenes and their neighbourhoods safe and assured members of the public that normalcy had been restored.

"In all, sixteen (16) persons including the suicide bombers died in the multiple explosions while thirteen (13) persons were injured", the statement explained.



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