Police confirm 16 dead, 82 wounded in Borno suicide attack


The Borno state police say 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.

The state police Commissioner, Mr Damian Chukwu, confirmed the attack in a short statement in Maiduguri.

It was gathered that a male and two female suicide bombers detonated the explosives at the busy market blew up themselves and killed 16 people.

Chukwu said that 82 other persons sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack, adding that the wounded were evacuated to specialists hospital, Maiduguri.

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