Thirty people were killed early this morning by a teenage boy in a bloody suicide attack at a Mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State.
The suicide attack occurred around 5:20am local time, at Kunu Araha, a suburb in Mubi North. It was allegedly triggered by a yet to be identified teenage boy who set off the suicide vest he was wearing.
Adamawa police spokesman, Othman Abubakar who confirmed the incident, said more than 30 persons lost their lives in the dawn mosque attack.
He noted that several other persons wounded in the attacks are receiving medical attention at various medical hospitals in Mubi Town.
“We were made to understand that there was a bomb blast at a mosque in Mubi and over 30 lives were lost. A boy about 17-year-old wearing a suicide vest entered the mosque along with other worshippers. Immediately after the prayers, he detonated the bomb. Many of the wounded are receiving treatment at various hospitals in Mubi North where the attacks occurred around Kunu Araha area”