By Abraham Olatokunbo
A suicide attacker on Thursday attack a gathering in Dikwa, Borno State, killing three other persons and wounding
eight persons.The attack was during the early morning Islamic prayer in the historic town, which was once the capital of Kanem Borno.
‘According to source. a suicide bomber believed to have been sponsored by Boko Haram detonated a bomb at a gathering of Islamic faithful, leading to the death of four and injuries to eight others.
In a post on the Facebook page of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), North East office, it’s information officer, AbdulKadir Ibrahim said: “Incident of suicide bomb blast at occurred at Dikwa town, Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State during early morning prayer.
“Four persons were reported dead while eight others were injured,” he added that: “Security has been beefed up. Meanwhile area is now calm with extra vigilance enjoined on residents.”