In Borno Suicide bombers reportedly kill 27 in fresh attack

A female bomber reportedly detonated explosives strapped to her body, killing herself and 27 others.

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Suspected suicide bombers have reportedly killed no fewer than 27 people and wounded 83 in Maiduguri, Borno state.

Reuters reports that the attack occurred on Tuesday, August 15, at a market in Konduga, a village near the ancient city.

A female bomber reportedly detonated explosives strapped to her body, killing herself and 27 others.

Two other suicide bombers also reportedly blew themselves up at the gate of an internally displaced person (IDP) camp.

The report said no death was recorded in the second attack but many were said to have sustained injuries.

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This is coming barely 24 hours after the leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau released a video in which he threatened to launch fresh attacks in Maiduguri.

"You are finished! You the people of Maiduguri, we will finish you for choosing the way of the infidels, for embracing democracy," the sect leader had said in the video.

The sect had earlier on Tuesday set ablaze two villages - Muduvu and Nyibango - in Madagali local government area of Adamawa state.

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