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Many feared killed as ‘Wedding Guest’ in Borno turns suicide bomber

According to a survivor, the attacker carried a baby on her back when she infiltrated the wedding venue and set off the explosive device...

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Many feared killed as ‘Wedding Guest’ in Borno turns suicide bomber

In a horrific turn of events, a female suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) at a wedding venue in Gwoza town, Borno State, resulting in numerous fatalities and injuries.

The exact number of casualties remains unconfirmed, but several injured individuals are receiving treatment at the General Hospital in Gwoza.

The bombing occurred on Saturday at Tashan Mararaba near the Fire Service in Gwoza town. According to a survivor, the attacker carried a baby on her back when she infiltrated the wedding venue and set off the explosive device.

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The gruesome attack has left the community in shock and mourning, as wedding guests became victims of this unexpected act of terrorism. Security agencies have yet to release an official statement regarding the incident.

This tragic event highlights the ongoing security challenges in the region, as communities continue to grapple with violence and instability.

The authorities are expected to launch an investigation to determine the full scope of the attack and to prevent future occurrences.

The community and the nation mourn the loss of innocent lives while hoping for a swift recovery for those injured in this devastating attack.

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