By Mojola Aturamu
The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damien Chukwu has confirmed that three female suicide bombers were today intercepted in Maiduguri, the state capital. One of the suicide bombers died as she detonated her bomb and the other two were shot dead while trying to flee.
According to the commissioner in a text message;
“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.”