Suicide bombing in a Nigeria University..few dead and some injured.

16 killed in multiple suicide attack on UNIMAID

The peaceful Sallah celebration in Borno state was short lived as the town was yet engulfed with series of suicide bomb attacks on Maiduguri metropolis including one at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID).

The Police Spokesman in Borno State DSP Victor Isuku who confirmed the incident Sunday night said a total of sixteen people including the suicide bombers were killed during the multiple attacks.

While giving the details of the attacks in a statement made available to journalists in Maiduguri, Mr. Isuku explained that the suicide attacks took place at different location of the town involving many casualties.

The statement reads: ” Yesterday 25th June, 2017 at about 2221hrs.

“A male suicide bomber, gained entry into the premises of University of Maiduguri, and detonated PBIED on his body near the Rapid Response Services Office building.

“The suicide bomber died while three (3) University security personnel on duty were injured.

“One of the injured security personnel, a female (whose identity was given as Becky Edubi), later died while being attended to at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

“In another development at about 2230hrs same night, Four (4) female suicide bombers infiltrated Zannari community in Gwange general area of Jere LGA.

“Two (2) of the suicide bombers detonated PBIEDs on their bodies in two residential buildings.

“The bombers died killing eight (8) other persons while eleven (11) others were injured.

The third bomber detonated killing himself alone.

“The fourth female suicide bomber, identity not known, who was arrested also died the same night as a result of injuries she sustained.

“Yet in another development, today at about 0408hrs, Two (2) female suicide bombers detonated PBIEDs on their bodies within the premises of University of Maiduguri.

“One detonated close to the Entrepreneurship and Skill Acquisition Centre Complex killing herself with no other casualty.

“The other suicide bomber detonated behind Works Department complex also killing herself with no other casualty. EOD/SARS and patrol teams were mobilized to the scenes. The dead and injured were evacuated to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.

“The EOD sanitised and rendered the various scenes and their neighbourhoods safe.
Normalcy restored.

“In all, sixteen (16) persons including the suicide bombers died in the multiple explosions while thirteen (13) persons were injured,” the statement explained.

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