Maiduguri - 10 persons were killed on Tuesday night as three female suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices at different locations around Tuka Tuka village, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Vanguard reports.
The simultaneous explosions, which hit the city on Tuesday with an intervals of about 3 minutes between each explosion left 16 other persons critically injured.
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The female suicide bombers were said to have detonated Improvised Explosive Devices wrapped on their bodies at different locations, while the fourth explosion suspected to have been planted by suspected members of Boko Haram, occurred at about 9:15pm, with no casualties.
The Acting Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Army Headquarters, Abuja, Colonel Sani Usman Kakasheka, who confirmed the attacks, said seven people, including the suicide bombers, were killed, while 11 were wounded.
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