August 21, 2018

Male suicide bomber killed in Maiduguri

Male suicide bomber killed in Maiduguri

In what could have been described as another deadly attack, troops of the ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ with support from Civilian JTF members and youth volunteers on Sunday prevented a Male suicide Bomber gaining entry into Maiduguri metropolis.

This is coming barely 24 hours when twin suicide bombers detonated their Improvised Explosive Devices killing 8 people at Bakassi resettlement camps meant for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, while the other which took place opposite NNPC Depot in the metropolis left three people dead.

The failed attack by the male suicide bomber our correspondent gathered took place at about 8:45am, when members of the civilian JTF in operation around Hajiya Zille community along Maiduguri- Damboa road sighted the suicide bomber trying to sneak into the town before they alerted military who swung into action shooting and killing the suicide bomber while he attempted to escape. Read more

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