BREAKING: ’10 killed’ as female suicide bomber attacks Maiduguri mosque

About 10 people have been killed, after a female suicide bomber attacked worshippers at a mosque in London Ciki, Maiduguri early Monday morning, TheCable has reported.

The head of the Borno state emergency management agency, Ahmed Satomi, said the blast happened at about 5:30 am.

“She killed eight people and injured 15 others. The mosque was being guarded by civilian JTF (joint task force militia) during prayers,” he told AFP.

 “Unknown to them, the girl was being pursued from another part of town by residents who were suspicious of her movement at the time.

“When she approached the mosque, they demanded that she stop to be searched but she suddenly bolted into the mosque and set off her bombs.”

 

 

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