The Police command in Borno State has confirmed a suicide bomb attack on Konduga town, in the state. The commissioner of police Borno State, Mr. Damian Chukwu in a text message confirmed to The Nation in Maiduguri that about five people were killed in the attack.
The commissioner informed that the attack was executed by a male suicide bomber who blew himself off and killed four civilian JTF operatives and injured five others in the area.
The message reads; “Be informed that at about 13:30 hrs date, a male suicide bomber detonated IED on his body near an Airtel mast in Mandarari village, Konduga LGA, killing self & four (4) Civilian JTF operatives while five (5) other persons injured. EOD/other Police teams deployed to sanitize scene & environs. Corpses & injured persons evacuated to hospital.
The CP also informed that normalcy has been restored in the area just as Investigation is ongoing to get more details concerning the attack.