Reports coming from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, has it that two female suicide bombers detonated explosives in a crowed market, killing many people.
Some eye witnesses said that the suicide bombers were in traders disguise, and hit the most crowed part of the market.
Abba Aji Kali, the coordinator of the civilian joint task-force, said the two girls dressed in full Hijab and entered the busy market to explode their devices, killing over 30 people and injuring several others.
The first girl set off her explosive and killed about 3 women. When people gathered at the scene of the explosion, the second girl blew herself up, that caused a lot more damage.
The use of female suicide bombers is getting on the increase. It’s not quite long a female suicide bomber blew herself up in a failed attempt to kill students at FCE Niger State.