Three Killed As Suicide Bombers Strike In Borno IDP Camps

Three persons have been killed following a suicide bombing attack at Dalori 1 Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Borno State, northeast Nigeria.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the northeast National Emergency Management Agency, Abdulkadir Ibrahim revealed that the incident occured at about 11.20 PM on Sunday.

According to the statement, two suicide bombers (a male and female) detonated their Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) at the IDP camp leading to the death of three persons while 17 others were injured.

Another incident was said to have occurred at Dalori 2 IDP camp where a suicide bomber was intercepted leading to the death of only the bomber.

The statement said injured persons have been administered with first aid and moved to hospitals in Maiduguri, the state capital.

This incident is coming hours after three female suicide bombers were killed by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole while trying to infiltrate their location at Kawuri Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

The suicide bombers were spotted by a vigilant sentry while trying to access the military location.

They were challenged severally and continued advancing, declining several warnings to stop.

Consequently, the troops neutralised them instantly.

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