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Not fewer than seven people have been confirmed dead by residents in the early hours of Saturday, when four suicide
bombers invaded Fori area behind Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. “DAILY POST” gathered that the suicide bombers, who arrived
the area at about 6:50 am with Improvise Explosive Device, IEDs, strapped around their waist, were noticed by security
personal and members of the civilian JTF around the area. However, before they could be arrested, they fled into the
crowd.

  “One of the suicide bombers ran to where they were frying beans cake, popularly known as ‘akara’ and detonated the
device, killing son of the woman, while the woman also sustained injury,”

   Bashir, a resident of Giwa barracks told
our Correspondent. The source added that the other suicide bomber also detonated her own, killing six people, while the other two are currently within the neighbourhood.

     Police public relations officer, DSP Victor Isuku, who confirmed the incident, added that anti-bomb squad and security operatives have been deployed to the volatile area to control the situation.

Kuteyi Folayinka, Blogger By Passion

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