Nigeria Army Averts Suicide Attack By Three Girls In Borno State

The Nigerian Army has reported averting a suicide bomb attack in Borno State.

Three female suicide bomber has killed two soldiers at a military camp behind the Internally Displaced People's Camp in Mashimari town of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

The Army’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team (EOD) subsequently diffused the suicide vests strapped on the two girls.

A number of people in the Gamboru Ngala area where the attack was believed to be targeted at, were seen looking on as a soldier diffused the bomb on one of the shot girls.

The bombing occurred at about 7:30 pm local time on Wednesday when the suspect detonated an improvised explosive device strapped to her body as the two soldiers approached her.

A team of investigators from the Army Command in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, later visited the scene of the bombing to confirm the incident and commenced investigation.

Suicide bombings have been fewer in recent months in the Borno area as Nigerian troops intensify security of lives and property of indigenes, although cases like Wednesday night’s confound the intelligence network.

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