Atleast two suicide bombers (Male and female) between the ages of 13 to 14 years and two worshippers lost their lives when suicide bombers suspected to be masterminded by Boko Haram Terrorists invaded a mosque around Bama Dina area of Shehuri /Mairi/ Hausari ward of Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.

File: The Baga attack by Boko Haram

Bama is about 70 kilometers drive from Maiduguri, the state capital where many of its Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who spent not less than four years in resettlement camps in Maiduguri relocated back early this month (April) and starts picking up their pieces after massive reconstruction and rehabilitation of destroyed houses and infrastructures by Government.

The incident according to residents took place at about 5:15am Sunday morning where the two suicide bombers detonated an Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs strapped to their body when some Muslim Ummah were in the middle of prayers.

Sources however disputed the number of casualties, insisting that so many people were killed and injured in the attacks.

But the Caretaker Chairman of Bama Council, BaShehu Gulumba who said, normalcy have been restored confirmed that two suicide bombers and two innocent civilians were killed with 10 other people sustained injuries in the blasts. Details later End


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