At least 11 residents were killed, and 21 others were injured after Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked three different locations in Maiduguri on Tuesday night,according to officials.
Meanwhile, officials and the military has not spoken on the explosions yet, Satomi Ahmed, the chairperson of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), relayed to reporters that 11 persons died in the bombing, and this includes the suicide bombers.
Abubakar Isa, an official of the Civilian JTF, said in a phone interview that male suicide bombers did the attacks, saying, “They were male suicide bombers.”
He added, “One of the suicide bombers attacked a location not far away from the Federal Road Safety office, then another went off at Jiddari Polo Sabon-Gari and then Mulai area along Maiduguri-Biu road.”
Furthermore, he said that about 21 persons that were injured in the attacks have been taken to the hospital.
Victor Isukwu, the Borno police spokesperson, said that the commissioner of police would brief the press on the attacks later.
The Boko Haram mutiny has triggered about 100,000 deaths since 2009 and has sustained despite the rebels losing most of the territory they once controlled to soldiers.