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People Killed In Boko Haram Attack In Maiduguri

Isuku said five female suicide bombers detonated improvised explosive device (IEDs) strapped to their bodies.The first suicide bomber detonated himself near a mosque, killing seven persons.However, “two other female bombers detonated their explosives at the adjoining Dalori Kofa village, where they killed 16 people”, he added in the statement. “EOD team were mobilized to the scene and normalcy has since been restored”.At least 16 people have been killed when suspected members of the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group detonated their explosive vests near a camp of displaced people in the volatile northeastern state of Borno, the birthplace of the terror outfit.According to Isuku, the suicide bombers were all killed with twelve other persons in the explosions that also got eleven others injured, at the settlement about eight kilometres from Maiduguri.One report, citing local emergency services, indicated that 16 people had been killed in the attack.The bombings and sporadic hit-and-run attacks underline the threat still posed by the jihadists, despite claims from the authorities they are a spent force.At least half of Nigerian government food aid sent northeast for hungry people driven from their homes by Boko Haram has been “diverted” and never reached them, a government official said.The United Nations has warned that areas affected by Boko Haram face a humanitarian crisis.NEMA has confirmed the the multiple attacks on Kofa village in Borno State.