Two Female Suicide Bombers KIill 3, Injure 53 In Borno
The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the death of 13 persons and another 53 injured persons after two female bombers detonated explosives at Biu, in Borno State on Saturday.
The state Public Relations Officer, Victor Isuku in a statement, said: “One of the bombers detonated IED strapped to her body within Biu Main market, while the other one detonated outside the market square. So far, a total of 13 persons excluding the two suicide bombers, have been confirmed killed in the two explosions. While 53 others sustained varying degrees of injuries.”
Isuku further disclosed that the police had deployed patrol teams and cops of the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD) to the area.
“The corpses and the injured persons have been evacuated to General Hospital Biu. Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored in the area,” the police spokesman said.