Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, said on Sunday that the death toll in attacks by two female suicide bombers which rocked a camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno on Friday has risen to 14. The Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, also said a total of 15 people were injured in the suicide attacks. The attacks bear the hallmark of Islamist Terror group militants that have carried out similar attacks.
Two female suicide bombers carried out the attack late Friday, said Rawa Modu, head of the Dikwa local district in the state.
Modu said the suicide bombers were suspected to have infiltrated the camp to detonate their improvised explosive devices.
Seven victims reportedly died on the spot and others died later in the hospital, according to the official.
Islamist Terror group militants is blamed for the deaths of more than 20,000 people and displacing of 2.3 million others in Nigeria since their attacks started in 2009.