4 Suicide Bombers Killed, 6 Farmers Injured In Maiduguri

November 7, 2017 11:43 am

The Police in Borno on Tuesday said four female suicide bombers were killed while trying to sneak into Maiduguri metropolis.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state,Victor Isuku, confirmed the incident to agency reporters in a telephone interview.

Isuku said that the incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in Tomsu Ngamdu community on the outskirts of Maiduguri.

According to him, one of the suicide bombers detonated her explosive near a military check point, while the other one detonated hers at a Civilian Joint Task Force checkpoint, all killing themselves and injuring six farmers nearby.

4 Suicide Bombers Killed, 6 Farmers Injured In Maiduguri

He said that the two other bombers were shot dead by security operatives before they detonated the bomb concealed in their body.

“Police EOD teams have been deployed to the scene to sanitise the area,” the PPRO said.

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