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Borno: 30 Killed, 42 Injured In Suicide Attacks

No lesser than 30 persons have been killed and 42 injured in triple suicide attacks in Mandarari community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno state.

This was disclosed by Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)

According to SEMA Director of Search, Rescue and Operations, Usman Kachala, the incident occurred around 8 pm on Sunday.

Speaking with journalists on Monday, Kachala said the three suicide bombers, comprising two females and a male, detonated Improvised Explossive Devices (IEDs) at a local tea joint and film center in the community.

He added that 17 persons died on the spot while death toll rose to 30 on Monday due to lack of quick medical attention.

“When me and my team arrived Konduga early this morning, the military prevented us from gaining access to the community to assist the victims.

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“They told us they were given order from above not to open the road untill 9 am,” he said.

The wounded were seen being conveyed in pick-up vans by relations to hospitals in Maiduguri, the state capital, some 80 km away from the affected town.

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