Suicide Bomber Hits Maiduguri Mosque…Kills 8, Injures 15 No fewer than eight (8) persons have been killed and fifteen (15) injured after a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno state, northeast Nigeria on Monday morning. According to the head of the Borno state emergency management agency, Ahmed Satomi who spoke with AFP, the blast occured at about 5:30 am (0430 GMT) in the London Ciki area of Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram violence since 2009. In his words, “She killed eight people and injured 15 others. The mosque was being guarded by civilian JTF (joint task force militia) during prayers. “Unknown to them, the girl was being pursued from another part of town by residents who were suspicious of her movement at the time. “When she approached the mosque, they demanded that she stop to be searched but she suddenly bolted into the mosque and set off her bombs,” ” he told AFP. Speaking further, Satomi revealed that three other female suicide bombers were located in Maiduguri at about the same time, adding that two were killed in the Mammanti area as they tried to cross the ditch around the city perimeter while another set off her explosives in the suburb of Simari

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