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Female Suicide Bombers Hit Maiduguri Market, 30 Dead


Two female suicide bombers struck at a crowded market in Maiduguri,
the Borno State capital at about 11:30 this morning, killing 30 people and injuring many more.

Lawal Audu, a member of the vigilante group, the civilian JTF
confirmed the attack saying so many Boko Haram fighters are now in
Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

“They followed the IDPs to come to town. They even slaughter two
people in one of the camps and they have been going about causing havoc
in some parts of the state.”

According to Lawal, the soldiers who were working with them went to
the scene of the blast and told them that, security have cordon the
area, but did not speak to them about the casualty figure.

Just yesterday, the some suspected Boko Haram militants on Toyota
Hilux vehicles and motorcycles attacked Damasak town in Borno State, 
killing scores of residents.

The gunmen were said to have stormed the town around 7 am. The gunmen were disguised as traders to avert all kinds of suspicion.

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