Four persons have been confirmed killed including three suicide bombers in a multiple suicide bombing in Muna Zawuya village, Mafa local government area of Borno State.
Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Edet Okon said the bombers infiltrated the village and detonated explosives killing themselves and one other, while thirteen persons sustained injuries.
He said the Counter Terrorism Unit, Explosive Ordinance EOD and Special Anti Robbery Squad SARS had been dispatched to the area.
Three suicide bombers at Muna
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) had confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday.
Four explosions occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm.
NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Mr Bashir Garga, said suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies behind a security trench.
He said, “terrifying echoes by the explosions caused some residents to flee, which made them to sustain injuries.
Only the suicide bombers were killed, he said
The military had imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the area.