Scores killed as suicide bombers attack motor park in Nigeria: Eyewitness


Lagos, Dec 29 (IANS) Many people are feared dead as two suicide bombers on Monday attacked a motor park in northeast Nigeria’s Madagali city in the Adamawa State, Xinhua reported.

An eyewitness said that two female suicide bombers detonated at a mini market near a motor park around 9 a.m. local time killing many people.

About 30 people were killed with 16 others injured, the eyewitness said.

When contacted, the Brigade Commander of 28 Task Force Brigade Victor Ezugwu confirmed the incident but said the number of casualties was yet to be verified.

“Two female suicide bombers struck at a garage in Madagali and detonated their devices and we lost some beloved country men,” Ezugwu said.

Ezugwu said the injured had been taken to hospital while the military have cordoned off the area and things have been brought under control.