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19 killed 23 injured in maiduguri.

Maiduguri attack update: Police confirm 19 killed 23 injured.

The police in Borno State have confirmed that 19 persons were killed and 23 others injured after four Boko Haram suicide bombers attacked Maiduguri on Tuesday night.

Borno State Police Commissioner, DAMIAN CHUKWU, who addressed journalists at one of the scenes of the blasts, said most of the victims were operatives of the Civilian-JTF.

He said the seven civilian residents that died were killed when they gathered to mourn the death of the 12 Civilian-JTF operatives.

The spokesman of the Civilian-JTF, DANBATTA BELLO, said the suicide bombers specifically targeted his colleagues on duty.

 

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