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Twin bomb blasts in Borno market, leave 15 dead, injure 53 others

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The Borno Police Command has confirmed that 15 persons have been killed while 53 others were injured in twin blasts that rocked Borno on Saturday.

According to a statement issued by Police Public Relation Officer, Victor Isuku, two female suicide bombers infiltrated and gained entry into Biu town in Biu LGA.

“One of the bombers detonated IED strapped on her body within Biu main market, while the other one detonated outside the market square.

” So far, a total of 13 persons excluding the two suicide bombers, have been confirmed killed in the two explosions while 53 others sustained various degrees of injuries.”

“The Corpses and the injured persons have been evacuated to General Hospital Biu. Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored and the area rendered safe.”