More facts are beginning to emerge following the twin suicide bombing that wreaked havoc at a mosque in Gwoza, Southern Borno State.
Earlier reports from The Cable indicated that the unfortunate attack claimed the life of a 12-year old Muslim child but latest developments revealed that no fewer than four Muslim worshippers lost their lives, while scores sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack
The Punch online report which though failed to indicate in its headline that the target location was a mosque, however said, four persons were said to have died during a suicide attack in Gwoza, southern Borno State.
Gwoza is at the peak of the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency, the administrative capital and caliphate of the terrorist group.
It was learnt that the suicide bomber ran into a group of worshippers during an early morning prayer.
A source, who could not ascertain if it was a male or female suicide bomber, said the suicide bomber died along with three other worshippers in the mosque.
He said several other persons were injured in the explosion which shook the mosque.
Another source in one of the humanitarian communities in Borno State told The Punch in confidence that, “I received Information of suicide bomb attacks this morning in Gwoza, the attack was said to have happened in a mosque. Three people including the suicide bomber were killed.”
However, a top security agent, who does not want his name mentioned, said it was only the suicide bomber that was lost.
He equally disclosed that 13 worshippers had varied degrees of injuries and were assisted to a health facility for treatment.