Officials of emergency and response agencies have confirmed that 58 people were killed and 78 victims were injured after suicide bombers detonated explosive devices Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Dikwa, Borno state.
The incidents occurred when the IDPs queued up to collect their morning food in the camp which accommodates over 50, 000 people displaced by the Boko Haram terrorism.
The Zonal Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency in North East, Mr. Mohammed Kanar only confirmed that some of the dead have been buried while the injured have been moved to medical facilities for adequate treatments.
On Monday, Boko Haram invaded 12 settlements in Borno sending the residents fleeing. Five people were reportedly killed in the rampage which included looting and razing of homes.