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I6 Killed, 13 Injured As Suicide Bombers Hit University of Maiduguri

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An array of of suicide bomb attacks believed to be carried out by females (and a male) have rocked different locations in Maiduguri, Borno State, killing 16 and injuring 13 others as confirmed by Mr. Damian Chukwu, Borno State Commissioner of Police.

Giving details, the CP explained that around 10 pm of 25th June, 2017, a male suicide bomber blew himself up close to the Rapid Response Services Office building, a security post of the University of Maiduguri, after gaining access into the University premises.

According to him, the suicide bomber died while wounding three of the university’s security personnel on duty.

Less than two later, further explosions were reported at Zanari, Jere Local Government Area on the outskirts of Maiduguri as bombs were donated in a residential building killing eight and injuring 11 people, explained the Police Commissioner.

A female bomber (identified as Becky Edubiwho) is believed to have died at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, following injuries from the bombing was earlier captured alive.

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