Suicide bomber strike in Borno, 5 killed




Police in Maiduguri, has confirmed that two female suicide bombers in an attempt to infiltrate into Alikaramanti area of the state capital, after Giwa Barracks were intercepted by security operatives on duty.

According to a statement released to journalists on Thursday, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Joseph Kwaji said, when the suicide bombers were intercepted, they hurriedly detonated the IED strapped to their bodies, killing themselves and injuring nine others.

He said, the police EOD have rendered the area safe as corpses and injured victims had been evacuated to the hospital.


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