Multiple female suicide bombers sneaked into Sageri, Ajilari and other communities on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, yesterday, detonating bombs which left scores dead and many injured.
The multiple explosions in Sageri and Ajilari occurred simultaneously at about 7:30p.m., after which men of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army, responded with their artillery fire power, reports Vanguard.
A source told the newspaper that the female suicide bombers who sneaked into the area on tricycles, detonated their explosives at a popular public gathering near a tea seller joint (Mai Shai).
It is yet to be confirmed whether lives were lost in the attack.
One of the attacked places Ajilari ward, which is on outskirt of Maiduguri, was recently attacked by the insurgents. Two days to Sallah, a suicide bomb attack at the village left over 100 people dead with 97 seriously injured.