DSP Victor Isuku, Maiduguri: Today 2/2/2017 at about 1140hrs, two female suicide bombers infiltrated and gained entry into Biu town in Biu LGA.
One of the bombers detonated IED strapped on her body within Biu Main market, while d other one detonated outside d market square.
So far, a total of 13 persons excluding the two suicide bombers, have been confirmed killed in the two explosions. While 53 others sustained various degrees of injuries. Police patrols/EOD teams led by d Acting Area Commander Biu were promptly mobilized and dispatched to scene.
The Corpses & the injured persons have been evacuated to General Hospital Biu. Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored and the area rendered safe.
Dsp Victor Isuku
PPRO Borno command.