Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Killed Kill 20, Injure Many In Borno

Boko Haram suicide scene
Rescuers carry a body recovered from a burnt shop at the scene of twin bomb blasts at terminus market in the central city of Jos on May 21, 2014. Twin car bombings in central Nigeria killed at least 118 people and brought entire buildings down Tuesday, in the latest affront to the government's internationally-backed security crackdown. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan swiftly condemned the attack in the central city of Jos, calling it a "tragic assault on human freedom" and condemning the perpetrators as "cruel and evil". AFP PHOTO/ STRSTR/AFP/Getty Images

At least 20 people have died with about 30 more critically injured after Boko Haram suicide detonated at a viewing centre in Konduga, Borno state.

A military source who spoke to Journalists  said the suicide bombers, a male and female, detonated their Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at the viewing center/joint opposite a clinic in Mandarari ward, Konduga local government area at about 9:15 pm.

Another bomber (female) whose IED failed to detonate was apprehended and handed over to the Nigerian Army.

Due to the severity of the incident, the casualty figure is expected to rise on Monday. Since the emergence of Boko Haram, Borno state has been on the receiving end of attacks. It should be noted that Nigeria army has been on top of the game and recently court martails its officers for corruption and related offences in fighting the Boko Haram will keep its readers updated regarding the happenings of events from that axis.


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