Eight people have been killed while 30 were injured when three suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Devices at Kofa, near Dolori Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) camp in Maiduguri capital, Borno State. Reporters learned through military sources that one of the bombers detonated his explosive near the home of Kofa Ward chief, while two others detonated close to a mosque. The incident occurred at about 8:45 p.m Nigerian time according to the source.

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Five army trucks were seen heading to Dalori where the incident occurred to give support to troops on the ground.

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The military and the police are yet to make any statement on the incident.