Death toll in Boko Haram on Nigeria's Maiduguri rises to 16

Wed Feb 24th, 2021 - Abia

The death toll from a Boko Haram mortar attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri has risen to 16, security sources said Wednesday.

Jihadists on Tuesday fired two volleys of explosives on the densely-populated city.

“The death toll has risen to 16,” Babakura Kolo, the leader of a self-defence militia, told AFP, while officials said the death toll was 10.




source: Guardian