“The attack was carried out by two teenage girls, one of them gained access to the camp and detonated herself killing herself and five others, while 39 others were injured in the blast.”

The chairman of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Satomi Ahmed, said this while confirming a suicide attack in Maidugri to journalists.

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Ahmed disclosed that the two suicide bombers targeted Dalori IDP camp located at the outskirts of the capital city near the University of Maiduguri.

“The second one could not make it into the camp before his explosive went off, killing only himself.”

Dalori camp is one of the largest IDP camps in Maiduguri.

Neither the police nor the military has issued a statement in respect of the attack.

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