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Suicide Bomber Bombs Self As Nigerian Troop Averts Major Attack In Borno (Graphic Photos)

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​A press release via the Facebook page of the Defence Headquarters has revealed a 3-pronged suicide attack by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect which was averted by Nigerian soldiers.

Read the press release from the Acting Director of Army Public Relations below:

Today at about 6.15am, 3 female Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers attempted to attack innocent Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) fetching water at a borehole located about 3 kilometres, outskirt of Monguno town along Marte road in Borno.

Our vigilant troops detected and gunned them down, killing both instantly. Unfortunately, the explosive they were strapped with exploded and injured 2 civilians nearby. The injured persons have been evacuated and are receiving medical attention at the 8 Task Force Division’s medical facility.

However, the third suicide bomber that followed a different route, detonated some distance before troops deployment along the same road at about 7.10am.

Troops have cordoned off the general area and imposed restriction of movement into Monguno while they the general area and make it safe.

You are kindly requested to disseminate this information to the public through your medium.

Thank you for your kind cooperation.


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