2 Suicide Bombers Attack IDP Camp, Kill At Least 9 Persons

Two suicide bombers killed at least nine people on Saturday,
October 29, 2016 in the North-Eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.

The area has been the heart of a seven-year-old insurgency
by Islamist Boko Haram militants, a military source and residents said.
The first attack occurred at 7:00 am in front of a camp for
displaced persons in the Bakasi area and minutes later a second bomb went off
at a bus stop, eyewitness said.
Residents saw bodies being carried into an ambulance by
government emergence services.
An eyewitness who spoke to news sources said  “Bomb blast in Bakassi IDP Camp of
Maiduguri and the second bomb blast at NNPC Depot Damboa Road.”
According to PR Nigeria, the spokesman of National Emergency
Management Agency ( NEMA) in Maiduguri, Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed that
efforts have been made by rescue and health workers to evacuate wounded victims
to Hospitals.
Ibrahim also revealed that the dead bodies have been
deposited in the mortuary.

This is coming on the heels of an announcement by the
spokesman for the Defence Headquarters, Rabe Abubakar saying that Boko Haram
has finally been destroyed.


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