Boko Haram Invades Borno Communities, Kills Chief Imam, 12 Others
No fewer than 12 persons were reported dead after an attack carried out by Boko Haram insurgents in Magumeri Magumeri Local Government Area of the state.
Caretaker Chairman of Magumeri Local Government told newsmen that the Chief Imam of Kurmiri Village and four other persons were among those killed.
Confirming the attack, Police Public Relations Officer for Borno State, Mr. Isuku Victor, said that 13 other persons were also killed in multiple suicide bomb attacks at Mashemeri village in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.
“On Monday September 18, at about 10:50 hours, two male and a female suicide bomber carried out coordinated attacks at different locations at Mashemari village in konduga Local Government Area.
“The first explosion occurred when there was echo of sporadic shooting in a farm. In the ensuing stampede, the first suicide bomber detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs).
“The other two suicide bombers detonated their explosives inside the village close to the house of the village head.
“Thirteen persons including the three suicide bombers died while sixteen other persons sustained various degrees of injuries,” he said.