The Borno state Police Command has disclosed that one individual has been killed whereas 4 others had been additionally injured following a suicide bombing assault that occurred on Monday.
As said by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Edet Okon, he mentioned a male suicide bomber had detonated an Improvised explosive machine (IED), strapped to his physique in a store alongside Baga Road in Maiduguri Metropolis, additionally killing himself within the course of.
As said by Okon, these injured included two troopers and two civilian JTF members.
The police, nonetheless, mentioned males of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit, had been instantly deployed to sanitize the scene and render the realm secure.
Also in accordance with the police, the wounded had been rushed to the hospital the place they’re reportedly responding to remedy.
The Commissioner of Police within the state, Damian Chukwu, has subsequently, urged members of the general public to be vigilant and to promptly report suspicious individuals to the safety companies.