Telecom expert ,6 others killed by explosive planted by terrorists in Borno

Monday, May 6, 2024 
An Improvised Explosive Device, IED, planted terrorists along Maiduguri-Dikwa-Gamboru Ngala road has killed seven people, including a telecommunication expert, Mallam Abbashuwa Bulamarwa. 

According to the source, the incident occurred on Saturday, May 4, 2024, when their vehicles drove on the planted IED in-between Dikwa and Logomani village, about 80kms drive from Maiduguri. 

This is coming barely one week after a vehicle conveying members of the Civilian Joint Task Force exploded on the same road after stepping on an IED, leaving 10 of them dead. 

The latest explosion occurred when the victims were returning from Gamboru, a border town with Cameroun Republic after attending a wedding. 

A close relative to one of the victims confirmed the incident in a Facebook post on Sunday.

“I regret to announce the passing of our brother, Abbashuwa Bulamarwa. He died on Saturday afternoon due to a mine explosion along Gamboru Ngala road. 

“May Allah forgive and have mercy on his gentle soul and may jannatul firdaus be his final abode. Amin Ya Rabb.” It was further gathered that the remains of the victims were buried the same day according to Islamic rites," he wrote. 

The victims were buried same day according to Islamic rites. 


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