The Nigeria Police in Borno has said about 16 persons died and another 82 others persons sustained injury in a suicide bomb attack which occurred on Tuesday in Konduga Local Government Area of the state.
The Police commissioner, Mr. Damian Chukwu, who confirmed this in a Short Message Service (SMS) which he sent to newsmen on Wednesday in Maiduguri.
Chukwu said that the incident occurred about 5: 30 p.m in a market. when three suicide bombers blew up themselves in the market in Konduga.
He said the suicide bombers were a male and two female. They detonated the explosives at the busy market as they blew up themselves and killed 16 people.
Chukwu also noted that the 82 persons who sustained various degrees of injuries were been treated at the Specialists Hospital, Maiduguri.
According to him, the command has deployed EOD to sanitize the area.