No fewer than 3 members of the Civilian Joint Taskforce ( CJTF) were on Tuesday confirmed dead while 17 others sustained various degrees of injuries when a male Suicide bomber attacked Muna-datti area of Jere Local government in Borno state.
Confirming the attack in a statement, the Borno state Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Joseph Kwaji said the dead and injured were evacuated to the Universty of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital ( UMTH) while normalcy has been restored in the area.
“On Monday 5th March 2018 at about 8.30pm, a male suicide bomber riding on a bicycle detonated IED strapped to his body at Muna Datti area mine, killing himself and three Civilian JTF members.
“17 people were injured and the scene visited by personnel of the Explosive Ordinance Department and Police Patrol teams”.
“The death and injured were evacuated to UMTH Maiduguri. Normalcy has been restored , please”, the statement said.