Not less than 30 people have been reported dead and several others injured after suspected female suicide bombers attacked a busy motor park in Madagali Town, Adamawa State, reports The Guardian.
According to an eyewitness witness, Danladi Buba, the two female suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) near the motor park around 9:00 a.m, which killed about 30 people and injured 16 others.
When contacted, the Brigade Commander of 28 Task Force Brigade, Mubi, Brigadier-General Victor Ezugwu, confirmed the incident, saying the exact casualty figure was yet to be established.
“Two female suicide bombers struck at a motor park in Madagali and detonated their devices, and we lost some beloved countrymen,” Ezugwu said.
He added that the injured had been taken to hospitals while the military had cordoned off the area. The brigade commander said the situation had been brought under control and that normalcy would soon return though he stressed that soldiers and other security agents were on high alert.
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