Seven people and 2 suicide bombers died in an attack suspected to be backed by terrorist group Boko Haram in Mandarari, Konduga LGA of Borno State on Thursday.
According to a police statement, six other persons sustained various injuries when the suicide bombers struck.
Borno State Police spokesman Malam Murtala Ibrahim narrated:
“Yesterday at about 22.45 hours, two suspected female suicide bombers detonated explosives strapped to their bodies at Mandarari ward in Konduga LGA, killing themselves and five others.
“Six persons sustained various degrees of injuries.
“The corpses and injured persons were evacuated to General Hospital Konduga, and normalcy restored to the area.”