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In Borno 7 killed as 2 female suicide bombers attack IDPs camp

Details are still sketchy but report said two female suicide bombers carried out the attack.

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Bomb blast rocks IDP camp in Borno State (not pictured).

(India Today)

Bomb blast has been reported at an Internally Displaced Persons' camp in Bama, Borno State.

According to Channels TV, two female suicide bombers carried out the attack which occurred at about 7:00am on Wednesday, April 20.

Seven people were said to have been killed and many injured.

The attack follows the operational visit of the General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, to troops in the region.

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The Commander's convoy was said to have been ambushed on its way to Bama, leaving one soldier dead and two injured.

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