Troops Foil Attack By Three Suicide Bombers In Maiduguri

Channels Television  
Updated May 4, 2017
Corpses of the suicide bomber being evacuated by NEMA/BOSEMA teams

Troops of the Nigerian Army have prevented another attack by suicide bombers in Maiduguri.

Three teenage female suicide bombers had attempted to attack military outpost popularly known as “Gontanamo” along Muna garage, Maiduguri around 10:05pm on Wednesday.

They were sighted, however, trying to gain access to the premises and were shot by the security operatives leading to the detonation of their concealed explosives, which killed all three of them and injured one of the security personnel.

The Information Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency in the North East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, confirmed the attack in a statement.

The corpses were evacuated to Borno state Specialist Hospital by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) Emergency Response teams, the statement added.