Another bomb attack took place at the early hours of Friday at the Damboa central mosque in Borno state killing six of the worshipers.
One of the bombers was said to have successfully detonated his bomb but the second bomber could not but exploded it, the army disclosed.
The acting director of public relations, Sani Usman, confirmed this in a statement which read,“At the early hours of today, precisely at about 5.15am, two Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers attacked Damboa.”
“The first suicide bomber targeted Damboa Central Mosque but due to stringent security measures, he could not gain entry. Obviously frustrated, he exploded and died near the Central mosque.
“However, the second bomber veered off and gained entry into another smaller mosque and detonated the bomb killing himself and 6 other worshipers and injuring one other person. The wounded has been evacuated to a hospital while efforts are on to clear the rubbles.
Some Security operatives were deployed to the area.