Published On: Mon, Feb 15th, 2016

Twin Suicide Bombings Hit Nigerian Refugee Camp, Over 70 killed


Two suicide bombers detonated themselves with heavy explosive at refugee camp in northeast Nigeria, in the result more than 70 people have reportedly been killed while several were seriously injured in this violence.


The militants stormed carrying out a double suicide bombings at internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in the town of Dikwa which is located at 80km distance northeast of Maiduguri that is home town of Islamist Nigeria based most brutal militant organization Boko Haram.

However, the locals told media that the twin suicide attacks were done by women on early hours in Borno state which shot dead about 77 and some other faced serious injuries.


These two suicide attacks were reported first time on Wednesday night by some officials, while where these bombings occurred, camp though to be home of nearly 50,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who all were driven by the Islamist fighters.

According to officials’ statement, the security forces have taken into custody a suspect woman but she has denied being a suicide bomber or part of the insurgency which took place at refugee camp nearby town. She also has declined his link to two other bombers.

The Nigerian army is receiving criticism on their poor activities against the militants but everyone is sure that terrorism in country belonging to Boko Haram, while the injured have been transferred to safer medical centers.

One the other hand, some locals from Katsina, a state in North West zone of Nigeria, the twin bombings were carried out by the Boko Haram fighters who has been enlarged their attacks in Nigeria, though the Islamist Jihadist organization didn’t claim responsibility for the attacks so far.

Nevertheless, the latest studies have demonstrated that the militant organization Boko Haram’s insurgency has shot dead more than 20,000 people and snatched houses about to 2.5 million civilians since last six years.