Scores Dead As Suicide Bomber Targets Adamawa Mosque During Morning Prayer

Scores of persons have been feared killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive at a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State, during morning prayers on Tuesday.

“As people converged on Massalacin Madina at Anguwan Shuwa to observe Subh (morning prayer), an unknown man rammed himself into the mosque with IEDs , killing many people.

“As I am talking to you I saw over 20 dead with many injured,’’ Premium Times quoted a resident of the area who identified himself as Bello as saying.

The chairman of Mubi North Local Government Area, Musa Bello, also confirmed the attack.

He said: “the suicide bomber struck at the mosque during the morning prayer. Though for now we are still compiling the casualty figure, reports say that over 15 to 20 people were reported killed.”

Mr. Bello said the injured have been taken to a hospital.

More details later…


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