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.
The Nigerian Security Agency confirmed the death of 6 people, plus 15 injuried, in an attack carried on by four teenage girls who detoned explosives worn around their bodies at Maiduguri, Borno State capital. The spokeperson of NEMA (National Emergency Management Agency ) Sani Datti, said: “16 people who got injured were administered with first aid by rescue workers before being transported to the state specialist hospital and university teaching hospital in Maiduguri Borno state”. In the past six months a location in Maiduguri, called Muna garage, has been repeatedly hit by these attacks, tipically caused by youg women, kidnapped by Boko Haram, who lost their lives helping the sect convey their lethal weapons attack military and civl population. For about two years now, over 200 such teenage girls have been involved in these attacks, sadly less than ten survived the mission. The girls (usually deployed in twos) are told that explosives will not harm them and that they will disalpear to a safe haven to live an eternal life of bliss and happiness.