5 killed in suicide assault



    5 killed in suicide bombing in Gamboru

    Five individuals have been reported killed in a teenage suicide bomber who attacked a Mosque the place his father worships in Gamboru in Gamboru –Ngala native authorities of Boro state.

    The incident occurred on Wednesday at 5: 00 am when the a teenage male bomber who had disowned his father detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) within the Mosque.

    Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigeria Army, confirmed the assault.

    He added that the troops had additionally neutralized a suicide bomber at Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge native authorities space.

    “Yes, but only 5 killed and another suicide bomber neutralized in Rann”.

    However, Mr. Lawan Abba, a resident of Gamboru, stated six others sustained accidents within the assault.

    Abba disclosed that the suicide bomber sneaked right into a crowded mosque whereas individuals gathered to watch Morning Prayer and detonated the explosive.

    He revealed that the teenage suicide bomber hailed from Gamboru city, including that the daddy of the assailant was among the many 10 individuals, who misplaced their lives within the assault.

    “The suicide bomber disowned his dad and mom and joined the insurgents within the bush.

    “He entered the mosque blew up himself into pieces and killed 10 persons including his biological father,” he stated.

    Abba added that the wounded individuals had been referred to the clinic within the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp within the space for remedy.

    No fewer than 4 individuals had been killed in a suicide bomb assault on Thursday at Amarwa neighborhood of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) stories that the incident occurred at about 2 p.m. when a male suicide bomber infiltrated the village and detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to his physique.

    An eye witness, Bukar Fantai, informed NAN that the bomber managed to sneak into the village disguising as a grain service provider.

    Fantai stated that the rebel first approached a store keeper and supplied sorghum on the market.

    He stated the terrorist, thereafter, went to a shade the place many villagers gathered for rest and detonated the explosive.

    “The suicide bomber detonated the IED, blew up himself, killing three other persons, while 13 others sustained injuries in the explosion,” he stated.

    A reliable safety supply confirmed the assault to NAN, saying that the wounded individuals had been referred to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) for remedy.

    The supply stated that Police EOD and patrol groups had been deployed to sanitise the scene of the assault, including that normalcy had been restored to the world.

    Police and army authorities have but to touch upon the incident