The Nigerian Police, Borno Command have confirmed the killing of thirteen people in a suicide attack at the main market in Biu town, Biu Local Government Area, Borno.
The Police Public Relation Officer, DSP Victor ISuku in a statement said the act was carried out by two female suicide bombers.
Mr Isuku added that one of the suicide bombers gained entrance into the main market and detonated her IED strapped body at the heart of the market, while the second one blew up herself at the entrance of the market culminating to the killing of the thirteen people.
His statement reads; “Today 2/2/2017 at about 11:40 hours, two female suicide bombers infiltrated and gained entry into Biu town in Biu LGA. One of the bombers detonated IED strapped on her body within Biu Main market, while d other one detonated outside the market square.
The police also informed that normalcy has been restored and the area rendered safe.