24.1 C
Abuja

27 killed, 83 injured as Boko Haram strikes near Maiduguri

Advertisement

Related

Advertisement
Advertisement
Bomb
Photo: File copy

At least 27 people have died and another 83 are wounded after Boko Haram suicide bombers struck in Konduga, near Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.

According to Reuters, a woman bomber blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in the village of Konduga, near Maiduguri, the epicentre of the conflict between government forces and the Islamist Boko Haram insurgents.

Quoting a village head and an official from the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), it said two suicide bombers also blew themselves up at the gates to a nearby refugee camp, killing nobody but injuring many.

Author profile

Support the ICIR

We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

[molongui_author_box]

If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Support the ICIR

We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

Advertisement

Recent

Indonesia bans sex outside marriage for citizens, foreign visitors

INDONESIA'S Parliament unanimously voted on Tuesday, December 6, to ban sex outside of marriage...

Truck hits transmission tower in Abuja, disrupts power supply

THE Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed the disruption of power supply in...

Naira redesign: CBN imposes limit to cash withdrawals in banks

Approximately a week to the commencement of the circulation of the newly redesigned naira...

Police arrest suspected kidnapper, rescue victims in Nasarawa

THE Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested a suspected kidnapper and rescued...

Labour Party accuses APC of sponsoring violence against its members in Lagos

THE Lagos State chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has accused the All Progressives...
Advertisement

Most Read

Advertisement

Subscribe to our newsletter

Advertisement