Suicide blast in Nigeria (Inquisitr)
A suicide bomber killed six and injured thirty at a wedding party in Borno State, Nigeria.
All Africa reported:
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WHILE Nigerians were celebrating the Friday May 29, 2015 handover, a suicide bomber struck at the venue of a wedding in the Hawul local government area of Borno State, killing six people.
The State Commissioner of Police, Aderemi Opadokun, who confirmed the casualty figure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri, the state capital, also said that about 30 people were injured during the attack.
“I confirm the report on an alleged suicide bombing in Tashan Alade in Hawul LGA.
“The incident was reported to have occurred at a wedding fatiha,” he said.
“Presently, six persons, all males, whose identities are unknown, are confirmed dead, while 30 others were injured.”
Opadokun added that the police had commenced investigations into the matter.
Boko Haram Islamists have used women and children in three-quarter of all suicide attacks in Nigeria this year.