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7 Dead Killed As Female Suicide Bombers Hits IDPs Camp In Bama, Borno

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Two female suicide bombers reportedly detonated their strapped explosives at about 7:00am local time on Wednesday in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Banki Town in Bama Local Government Area, Borno State. Channels Television Reports

Seven persons were killed in the suicide bomb attack.

They also reported that an unidentified number of persons were also injured.

The attack came after the General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, spent Tuesday night with troops during an operational visit.

His convoy was ambushed on Tuesday on its way to Bama. A soldier was killed while two other sustained injuries in the attack.

While no group has come forward to take responsibility, it is believed that Boko Haram is responsible.

They have been under the cosh lately with the army winning battle after battle and this attack if perpetrated by them could be seen as revenge for this.



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