Maiduguri Bombing 20 killed, 18 injured in suicide attack by 10 Yr-old girl

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The explosion occurred at about 12:30 pm on Saturday,
January 10, at a popular market in the Borno State
capital and is also said to have left 18 people injured.
A suicide bombing attack » carried out by a girl of
about 10-years-old » has claimed 20 lives in Maiduguri ,
officials say.
The explosion occurred at about 12:30 pm on Saturday,
January 10, at a popular market in the Borno State
capital and is also said to have left 18 people injured.
The casualty figure was confirmed by the Police Public
Relations officer for the state, Gideon Jubrin.
“Casualty figure is 20 and 18 injured, including the
female suicide bomber that detonated the Improvised
Explosive Device,” Jubrin said.
Jubrin also added that the attack was carried out in the
Yen-Kaji area of the market where live chickens are
sold. The scene of the bombing has since been
cordoned off by military officials.

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