Vigilant officers of the Borno State Police Command foiled a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri when they gunned down three female suspects.
According to Mr. Victor Isuku, the spokesperson for the Borno police command who confirmed the incident, the female suicide bombers were conveyed to Maiduguri in a motorcycle.
Ishuku said; “Today at about 17:55 hours, three female suicide bombers suspected to have been conveyed by a motorcycle and dropped at a distance to Mamanti village in Molai area, were sighted and intercepted by vigilant security operatives.
“In the process, they hurriedly detonated explosives strapped to their bodies, killing themselves only.”
The Borno police command spokesman revealed that a team from the Police Explosive Ordinance Department was promptly drafted to the scene to restore law and order, adding that there was no civilian casualty.
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