Five Dead In Suicide Bomb Attack In Borno Community

Policemen stand near damaged vehicles in Sabon Gari, Kano May 19, 2014. A suicide car bomber killed five people on a street of popular bars and restaurants in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Sunday evening, in an area mostly inhabited by southern Christians, police said. REUTERS/Stringer (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST)

BEVERLY HILLS, May 15, (THEWILL) – Five persons have been killed in Mandariri, a community in Konduga LGA of Borno State, following a suicide bomb attack.

Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the those killed were identified as members of the civilian JTF.

It was also reported that several others were injured during the attack.

According to NEMA’s Zonal Coordinator, Bashir Garga, the attack was carried out by a male suicide bomber, who hid the IED between his thighs making it hard to detect.

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