Police Update on Dalori Suicide Bombings
Yesterday 23/7/2017, at about 2115hrs, a suspected female Boko Haram terrorist, took advantage of the darkness of night and attempted to gain access into Dalori 2 IDP camp through the rear perimeter fence.
Fortunately, she was sighted by vigilant security personnel on duty and chased. In an attempt to escape arrest, she hurriedly detonated the IED strapped to her body, killing herself alone.
The impact of the explosion destroyed a portion of the IDP camp fence.
Then in the early hours of today 24/7/2017, at about 0400hrs, a male suicide bomber attempted to gain entry into the premises of University of Maiduguri.
On sighting the presence of security personnel deployed to the University on duty, he hurriedly detonated his IED, killing himself alone near the BOT building.
Both scenes were visited by police EOD teams to sanitize and render the environs safe. Meanwhile security vigilance has been beefed up at these general areas to continue to avert further suicide bomb attacks.
Dsp Victor Isuku
PPRO Borno state command
Previous NEMA Releases
Suicide Bombers Attack Dalori l IDP Camps, Situation Under Control
At about 11.20 pm yesterday night two suicide bombers (a male and female) detonated their improvised explosive device at Dalori 1 Internally Displaced Persons ( IDP) camp leading to the death of three IDPs while seventeen others were injured.
Another incident occurred at Dalori 2 IDP camp where a suicide bomber was intercepted leading to the death of the suicide bomber.
Injured persons have been administered with first aid and moved to hospitals in maiduguri.
NEMA North East
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