Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tag "suicide bomb attack"

    ‘Mostly children’ killed as suicide bombers strike in Borno (updated)

‘Mostly children’ killed as suicide bombers strike in Borno (updated)

Not less than 20 persons have been killed by suicide bombers in an attack in Damboa local government area of Borno state.TheCable learnt the attack was carried out on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram members.It was gathered that the attackers struck in Abacahri village, along Damboa/Chibok road, while the residents were returning from the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.Many were also said to [...]

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    Twice abducted by Boko Haram, teenager recounts experience on suicide mission

Twice abducted by Boko Haram, teenager recounts experience on suicide mission

At the age of 14, Falmata has already faced two suicide bomb missions on the orders of Boko Haram insurgents.But for her resilience and determination to live, she would have been dead – alongside those who could have been victims; maybe in their tens or even hundreds.She was 13 when the insurgents abducted her and took her to a makeshift [...]

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    Eight killed in suicide bombing at Pakistan church

Eight killed in suicide bombing at Pakistan church

Eight people were reportedly killed during a suicide bomb attack on Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Pakistan.According to the BBC, "dozens of people" sustained injuries in the attack which took place during Sunday service.Two suicide bombers stormed the church located in the city of Quetta but were not able to gain entrance.Sarfraz Bugti, the Balochistan region's home minister, said the [...]

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    Suicide bomber blown up while waiting to attack UNIMAID students

Suicide bomber blown up while waiting to attack UNIMAID students

A suicide bomber was blown up on Saturday while lurking in the bush in a bid to attack a student gathering at the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID).Ibrahim Mallam Abdulkadir, spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the north-east, said it was only the bomber that died in the attempted attack.He said the explosive on the bomber went off [...]

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    Soldiers who sustained injuries in Borno suicide attack have died

Soldiers who sustained injuries in Borno suicide attack have died

The soldiers who sustained injuries in the suicide bomb attack at a military checkpoint in the Konduga area of Borno state have died.The incident happened around 8pm on Wednesday.A witness had told TheCable that a female bomber took one of the soldiers unawares by pretending to be asking for his telephone number.“The soldier did not know what she was up [...]

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    Four children killed in suicide attack at Borno IDP camp

Four children killed in suicide attack at Borno IDP camp

Four children were killed in a suicide attack on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Konduga, Borno state, on Thursday night.A senior security personnel who spoke on the condition of anonymity to TheCable said two female Boko Haram insurgents infiltrated the camp and denoted improvised explosive devices (IED).The attack which was carried out around 11:30pm also injured six persons."Most [...]

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    ANALYSIS: 4 blasts in 5 weeks. Now that is serious

ANALYSIS: 4 blasts in 5 weeks. Now that is serious

On the morning of April 14, the first bomb blast that would herald a string of other blasts this year occurred.The theatre of the tragedy was a bus station at Nyanya where 75 people died and 146 other people were wounded.And roughly two weeks after the bus station carnage, on May 1, another bomb went off at a taxi [...]

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