Male and Female suicide bombers strike Maiduguri market on sunday
17 injured, only suicide bombers die in attack
Injured currently receiving treatment in specialist hospital
Below is a photo of one of the two suicide bombers responsible for Sunday morning’s bomb explosion at Maiduguri main market. The explosion injured 17 people.
According to reports by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), attack was carried out by two suicide bombers, a male and a female near the popular market.
Sani Datti, NEMA information officer said in a statement that “only the suicide bombers lost their lives”. The 17 injured person are currently receiving treatment at a specialist hospital in Maiduguri.
This attack is coming two days after twin suicide attacks claimed the lives of 56 people in Madagali.
Mr. Yusuf Muhammed, Chairman, Madagali Local Government, Adamawa, said 56 persons died and 177 injured in the twin blasts that that hit Madagali Market on Friday in Adamawa. 57 are in critical condition while 120 were minor injuries.
The victims in critical conditions are being treated at Mubi General Hospital and Yola Specialists Hospital.
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