Abuja - Police have commenced investigations into the death of six people following a suicide bomb attack at a wedding fatiha in Tashan Alade in Hawul Local Government Area (LGA) of Borno State.
State Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Opadokun, confirmed the incident late Friday.
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He said 30 people were also injured during the attack.
"I confirm the report on an alleged suicide bombing in Tashan Alade in Hawul LGA. The incident was reported to be at a wedding fatiha. Presently, six persons all males whose identities are unknown are confirmed dead, while 30 others were injured," he said.
Opadokun said that the police had commenced investigations on the issue.
"Investigation are in progress on the issue" he said.
Opadokun meanwhile added that the inauguration of Governor Kashim Shettima for a second term of office, held in Maiduguri on Friday afternoon, was was peaceful.
- CAJ News