Suicide bomber kills self,injure two in Borno

 A suicide bomber has reportedly , killed himself and injured two persons in Biu Local Government Area of Borno state, Nigeria.

The command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daso Nahum confirmed the incident on Monday.

He said the incident occurred about 8:00pm on Sunday, when Muslim faithful were observing their night prayers.

According to him,  male suicide bomber, who was suspected to be heading to the mosque, detonated the Improvised Explosive Device(IED) close to the roundabout, killing himself.

”Two passersby who were wounded by the explosive were immediately rushed to a hospital for treatment.

”A combined team of security personnel were immediately deployed to the scene of the incident to restore normalcy,” he said.

The spokesman urged the people to heighten their level of vigilance especially during this period of Ramadan when most Muslim faithful are observing late night prayers.

”People should make sure that they are vigilant and should not hesitate to report any suspicious moves to security agencies,” he said.

Author: Maureen Ikpeama

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