The dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram, has bombed a Mosque in Maiduguri, capital
of the troubled Borno state, killing as much as eleven persons.
The commissioner of police in the state, Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incident, said it happened around 5:40am. He said two suicide bombers, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated the mosque located at Kushari village behind old CBN quarters in the ancient city.
His words: “On-the-spot assessment at the scene revealed that at about 0540hrs gunmen suspected to be BH terrorists & suicide bombers infiltrated Gwozari/Kushari in Polo general area, Maiduguri shooting sporadically & detonated IEDs strapped to their bodies.
“ Eleven people including three bombers died while fifteen others sustained injuries and are currently hospitalized at the State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri.”