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Police confirm 4 dead in Bama mosque blast

The police in Borno State yesterday confirmed that four people were killed while eight others sustained injuries as a result of a suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Bama Local Government Area. 

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Police Spokesman DSP Edet Okon said in a statement he issued in Maiduguri that at 5.40am of yesterday, two female suicide bombers infiltrated into Ajilari area in Bama town and launched a suicide bomb attack on residents observing morning (Asuba) prayers. 

“They detonated the IEDs strapped to their bodies, killing themselves and two male victims,” he stated.

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The spokesman quoted the state Commissioner of Police, CP Damian Chukwu, as assuring the citizens that the police command was committed to their safety at all times. 

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