At least four persons have been confirmed dead while eight others wounded after two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in Bama town of Borno State in the early hours of Sunday.
Confirming the attack and casualty in a statement on Sunday afternoon, the police public relations officer, Edet Okon, said, “At about 5.40am of today, 2 female suicide bombers infiltrated into Ajilari area in Bama town, Bama LGA and launched a suicide bomb attack on residents observing morning (Asuba) prayers.
“They detonated the IEDs strapped to their bodies, killing themselves and two other male victims. Eight other persons were injured and were rushed to hospital for treatment.
“The corpses have also been evacuated. The Borno State Police Command had deployed men of the PMF and EOD personnel to render the area safe and return normalcy.”