On Sunday 17/9/2017, at about 2230hrs, some suspects , reasonably believed to be Boko Haram terrorists, attacked Kurumari village , which is about 14km east of Magumeri town, in Magumeri LGA. Four persons, including the Imam of the village were reportedly killed during the attack.
Today 18/9/2017, at about 1050hrs, two males and a female suicide bombers, carried out coordinated suicide bomb attacks at different locations in Mashemari village in konduga LGA. The first explosion occurred when there was sounds of sporadic shooting in a farm. In the ensuing stampede, the first bomber detonated. While the other two bombers detonated within the village, and close to the house of the village Head (Bulama). Thirteen (13) persons including the three suicide bombers died in the three explosions, while sixteen persons sustained injuries and were evacuated to General Hospital, Konduga. Police EOD and SARS teams were mobilized to the scene, and normalcy restored.
Dsp Isuku Victor, ANIPR.
PPRO Borno command