6-month-old baby injured in Maiduguri.

Written by on December 6, 2021

The Borno Police Command said a 6-month-old baby was injured when ISWAP terrorists fired five mortar bombs into Maiduguri on Saturday.

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdul Umar told newsmen in Maiduguri that the terrorists fired the bombs from the outskirt of Ngomari Old Airport, behind Borno State University adding 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 another destroyed a room in Alhaji Bukar Modu-Kullima house and injured the 6-month-old baby, Fatima Alhaji-Bukar.

Umar explained that the 6-month-old victim was treated for minor injuries at the Umaru Shehu Ultramodern Hospital and discharged.

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

Seun Fakorede            

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