Troops Foil Suicide Attack On Gubio, Borno
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed at a checkpoint in Gubio, Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State have foiled a suicide attack on Gubio town by eight Boko Haram terrorists.
The incident occurred at about 9.15AM on Tuesday morning.
The suicide bombers arrived in a pickup vehicle primed with Improvised Explosive Devices including suicide vests.
They attempted to force their way through the checkpoint but met stiff resistance from troops who insisted that the vehicle be thoroughly checked.
The suicide bombers refused and blew up themselves by detonating one of the suicide vests killing all the eight Boko Haram terrorists on board.