By DSP Isuku Victor, Police Public Relations Officer, Borno State Command.
(Wednesday) 15/11/2017, at about 1813hrs (6:13 p.m.), four suicide bombers; two males and two females, infiltrated Muna Gari community in Konduga LGA, and detonated IED (Improvised Explosive Devices) strapped to their bodies at different locations.
The first explosion occurred at a prayer ground, while the other explosions occurred thereafter, all within the community.
A total of 18 persons including the four suicide bombers, died in the multiple explosions. 29 others sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital/State Specialist Hospital for medical attention .
Police patrol /EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) teams promptly mobilized to the scene to sanitize and render the area safe.
Normalcy has been restored to the community.