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Monday, July 23, 2018

Seven killed in Borno suicide attack

A male suicide bomber on Monday killed seven people in a mosque during morning prayer in Konduga local government area of Borno State.
The Head of Vigilante Group in the area, Malam Ali Kolo, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Kolo said seven other persons including a child were wounded when the bomber detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to his body during the congregational prayer.

He said the suicide bomber sneaked into the mosque at Mainari area of Konduga and carried out the attack.

He said: “It is not clear how the suicide bomber infiltrated the town and attacked the mosque.

“The building collapsed during the explosion, and the victims were evacuated from the rubble.”

The Head of Rescue Team, Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Bello Dambatta, confirmed the attack.

Dambatta said the injured persons have been taken to the Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri for treatment.

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