Fresh suicide bombing attack on UNIMAID, the seventh in this year

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[Borno]–Barely two days after three suicide bombers attacked the University of Maiduguri, another suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber on Saturday has attacked the University.

The incident occurred at around 10:30am.

According to the Borno State police commissioner, Damian Chukwu,the bomber hid near the the university’s Children Secondary School, and detonated the bomb, killing himself, when he sighted a security man coming in his direction.

There was no other casualty in the incident, he said.

In a statement by Abdulkadir Ibrahim, the Information Officer, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA in North East, said the aim of the bomber was to get to where students were gathering.

“Unfortunately for him the IED exploded and killed him. No casualty was recorded.

“Emergency workers from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and that of the state (BOSEMA) were drafted to the scene.

“The corpse of the suspected suicide bomber has been deposited at Borno specialist hospital,” he revealed.

It should be noted that this is the seventh attack in a series of attack targeted at the University this year alone.




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