Monday, 17 June 2019

30 Killed, 40 injured as 3 Bombs rock football center in Borno State


Thirty people were killed in a triple suicide bombing attributed to Boko Haram jihadists in Borno State.

Emergency services say the bombings took place late on Sunday, June the 16th.

“The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured,” Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday, raising the tally from 17 dead and 17 wounded.

Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a match on TV.

AFP.

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