Monday, December 28, 2015
30 Feared Dead In Adamawa Suicide Attack
About 30 people were reported to have been killed on Monday, December 28, when two female suicide bombers attacked a busy motor park in Madagali town of Adamawa state, Premium Times reports.
This bomb blast follows a series of bomb attacks, between Sunday and Monday, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Maiduguri, the capital of the neighbouring Borno state.
Danladi Buba, a witness, said the two female suicide bombers detonated bombs at a mini market near a motor park around 9am, killing about 30 people leaving 16 others injured.
The Brigade Commander of 28 Task Force Brigade, Mubi, Victor Ezugwu, confirmed the incident, saying the casualty figure was yet to be established.
“Two female suicide bombers struck at a garage in Madagali and detonated their devices, and we lost some beloved country men.”
The brigade commander said the injured had been taken to hospital adding that the situation had been brought under control.
Just hours ago,
twin-blast reportedly occurred in Maiduguri, Borno state
. The blasts were said to have occurred at the Polo area of Maiduguri with one of them in a mosque.
A hospital source told newsmen that many dead bodies were brought in early in the morning, along with injured people. Over 50 people lost their lives in the wave of Sunday-Monday terrorists’ attacks in the area.
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