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Just in: Boko Haram bombs mosque in Maiduguri

The dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram, has bombed a Mosque in Maiduguri, killing eleven persons.

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The commissioner of police in the state, Damian Chukwu, who confirmed the incident, said it happened around 5:40am.

He said two suicide bombers, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated the mosque located at Kushari village behind old CBN quarters in the ancient city.

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His words: “On-the-spot assessment at the scene revealed that at about 0540hrs gunmen suspected to be BH terrorists & suicide bombers infiltrated Gwozari/Kushari in Polo general area, Maiduguri shooting sporadically & detonated IEDs strapped to their bodies.

“Eleven people including three bombers died while fifteen others sustained injuries and are currently hospitalized at the State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri.”

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