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2 suicide bombers blew up themselves near largest IDP camp in Borno State yesterday

On Wednesday around Dalori quarters, a settlement near the Dalori Internally Displaced Peoples Camp, two suicide bombers blew up themselves.

According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the twin explosion happened at about 7pm when the two suicide bombers laced with bombs attempted to enter into crowd at the largest IDP Camp blew themselves up.

“One person was inflicted with mild injury whereas the two suicide bombers were both killed by the explosion,” a source told Tribune.

However, according to Premium Times, at least 5 persons were killed and over 30 injured in the attack.

Accordiing to PT, the chairman of State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Satomi Ahmed, said the two suicide bombers targeted Dalori IDP camp located at the outskirts of capital city near the University of Maiduguri.

“The attack was carried out by two teenage girls, one of them gained access to the camp and detonated herself killing herself and five others, while 39 others were injured in the blast,” said Mr Ahmed (as seen on Premium Times).

“The second one could not make it into the camp before his explosive went off, killing only himself.”

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