Female suicide bomber detonates self in Maiduguri

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[Borno]–A female suicide bomber has blown up herself in Maiduguri, Borno state capital, after she was intercepted, the state police commissioner, Damien Chukwu said.

The Commissioner had said in a text that three suicide bomber were intercepted, but while one blew herself up, others were shot dead by the police while trying to flee.

“Borno State Police Command information just received indicates, today (Monday) at about 0510hrs, three female suicide bombers attempted to enter Mamanti village Jere local government area.

“They were intercepted by Civilian JTF. In the process, one of the bombers detonated IED strapped to her body killing herself alone. The other two tried to escape but were shot dead by security personnel on duty.

“EOD mine drafted to the scene to sanitise and render the area safe. Normalcy is restored”, the text reads.

Recall that THE PAGE had earlier reported that about a month ago, two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at the edge of the University of Maiduguri, Borno state.

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