-Foiled suicide bombing
The Nigerian Army at early hour of Friday killed three female bombers has gunned down three female suicide bombers around Maiduguri.
A report by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Borno command, Victor Isuku, confirmed that the women who were sighted in Umulari village, along Maiduguri/Damboa road, near Mulai, by the military patrol team around 5:30 AM, had IED’s strapped to their bodies.
As the officers shot at them, the IED on two of them exploded, killing all three, while the unexploded IED on the third woman, was rendered safe and detonated by Police bomb disposal Unit who promptly mobilized to the scene.
On Thursday November 3, a statement by a spokesman for the Nigerian Army, Colonel Sani Usman, said troops at a military location ‘gunned down’ a suspected suicide bomber who made attempts to attack the military formation.
The troops killed all the four attackers including two suicide bombers and also recovered some items from them in the operation.
However, Colonel Usman, stated that the military lost a soldier in the process.
Also on October 30, troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole, averted the plans of a suicide bomber along the same Damboa road in Maiduguri.