Army comfirms independence day attacks
4 suicide bombers attacked the Sajeri area of Maiduguri in Borno, leaving 10 people dead, the Nigerian Army has confirmed.
The attacks were confirmed in a statement by the acting Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman.
“Although details of the attack are still sketchy, suffice it to state that four Boko Haram terrorists detonated their vests simultaneously.
“Three of the terrorists detonated their bombs in the same area while the fourth detonated in front of a mosque.
“It has been confirmed that 14 people have lost their lives, including the suicide bombers while 39 others were wounded,’’ the statement said.
Usman urged citizens to remain calm and vigilant, as security operatives were in charge of the situation.