Srinagar: At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured in a triple suicide attack in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria’s Borno State, according to media reports on Wednesday.
As per reports the attack took place late Tuesday evening by fighting Boko Haram militants.
According to reports three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in a local market and outside a nearby camp for people displaced by Boko Haram violence.
The first bomber struck outside the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp overlooking the market around 6 p.m.
As per reports while traders were trying to close their shops and evacuate their wares, two female bombers hit the market almost simultaneously, reports said.
According to media reports the attacks happened on a weekly market day when people from the town and nearby villages flood the market to buy and sell food, clothing and livestock.