Suicide bomb blasts rocked a camp for iInternal Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have fled Boko Haram insurgents near Maiduguri early Wednesday, officials said.
“There were four explosions inside the camp,” the coordinator of the Muna camp Tijjani Lumani said.
“The bombers struck at different locations around 4:30 am. The explosions triggered fires which burned down many tents”, he said, adding that casualties details were not known.” Punch reports
The first location is Muna Kumbori an unofficial host community camp housing 199 internally displaced persons attacked by three suicide bombers which led to the death of 2 persons.
The second location is Muna Dagalti which was attacked by 1 suicide bomber killing 1 person.
The third location is Muna Bulaya attacked by 1 suicide bomber who was the only casuality.
A total of 5 suicide bombers all male adults were involved in the incidents killing 3 persons. 20 people with various degrees of injuries were administered with first aid by Emergency response team and transported to the state specialist hospital while the remains of the dead have been deposited in the mortuary.