ISWAP attack injures 6-month-old baby in Maiduguri



The Borno Police said a 6--old was injured ISWAP terrotists fired five mortar bombs into Maiduguri on Saturday.


The Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdul Umar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the terrorists fired the bombs from the outskirt of Ngomari Old Airport, behind Borno State University.


He said that the mortars landed in different locations within the city causing minor damages. 


 
The CP said the first bomb landed inside a house belonging to one Ibrahim Abba-Fori, burning down a Honda Civic car while 
destoryed a room in Alhaji Bukar Modu-Kullima house 
and injured the 6--old baby, Fatima Alhaji-Bukar.
 
one landed at Gambari Njimtilo Ward near the house of Ahmed Yahaya, where the fence of the house was destroyed.


“The last  explosive landed in a farm at Shuwarin Atom Village,” he said.


Umar explained that the 6--old victim was treated for minor at the Umaru Shehu Ultra Modern Hospital and discharged.


No was lost in the attack, the CP said, adding that more police and personnel had been deployed to the outskirt of Maiduguri for monitoring and patrols.


 
He urged residents to on alert and report any suspected activities that would detrimental to peace while assuring them of the total readiness of security agencies to protect lives and in the state.(NAN)