Two female suicide bombers on Monday morning detonated their explosives near the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. The bombers were resisted by security officials, this is the second attack on the university this year after the first, which occurred on January 16, by three female suicide bombers. This attack, that happened at about 4 a.m, came barely 48 hours after two suicide bombers attacked Muslim worshippers at a mosque in Maiduguri in which five persons were reported injured. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said in a statement that no person, aside the attackers were killed, their remains were deposited at Borno state specialist hospital by the NEMA team. Twin suicide bombings by teenage girls have become a trend for a while around Maiduguri, more than 50 girls have died trying to carry out several attacks prompted by suspected Boko Haram members.
After an attack carried on by two female suicide bombers, at least two bodies were found outside a Mosque in Borno State. The two attackers could’t gain much access into the targed mosque, the detonated the explosive in an area called “Jiddari Polo”, and after the first explosion died both the attackers. The injuried were five, a similar attack in the same location was carried out two years ago, that time 18 worshippers were killed. They were intercepted and prevented by the Muslim worshippers. The injured were rushed to specialist hospital, while the remains of the suicide bombers were equally evacuated by state emergency management agency (SEMA). A second blast was heard from the same location some hours after, but the police spokesman said the sound occurred as ordnance operatives defused the bomb held by the second suicide bomber.