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Soldiers gun down 3 female bombers in Maiduguri

By News Express on 11/11/2016

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The Borno Police Command said on Friday that three suspected female suicide bombers were shot dead by security agents after they tried to gain entry into Maiduguri to cause havoc.

In a statement, Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command, said that the bombers were strapped with Improved Explosive Device (IEDs) on their bodies.

“This morning at about 05:30hrs, three female suicide bombers with IED strapped to their bodies were sighted by military patrol team in Umarari village along Maiduguri/Damboa road near Mulai. They were moving towards Maiduguri,” he said.

Isuku added: “They were promptly gunned down and the IED on two of them exploded, killing all three of them.”

He said that the police bomb disposal unit was mobilised to the scene immediately.
“The unexploded IED on the third was rendered safe and detonated by Police Bomb Disposal Unit who promptly mobilised to the scene,” Isuku said. (NAN)

•Photo shows soldiers on patrol.

Source News Express

Posted 11/11/2016 1:17:48 PM

 

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