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Suicide bomber kills 7 Muslim worshipers in Borno

A male suicide bomber has killed seven worshipers during morning prayer in a Mosque on Monday in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

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Malam Ali Kolo, the Head of Vigilance Group in the area, disclosed this to Newsmen.

Kolo said seven other persons including  a child,  sustained injuries when the bomber detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to his body during the congregational prayer.

He explained that the suicide bomber sneaked into  the affected  mosque at Mainari area of Konduga and carried out the attack.

“It is not clear how the suicide bomber infiltrated the town and attacked the mosque.

“The building collapsed during the explosion, and the victims were evacuated from the rubble,” he said.

Alhaji Bello Dambatta, the Head of Rescue Team, Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), confirmed the attack.

Dambatta said that the injured persons had been taken  to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, for treatment.

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