Published on Nov 07, 2017 Greenbarge Reporters
Four female suicide bombers who attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri township through a farmland behind the parapet in London Sudan of kaleri area, Jere local government have killed themselves one after another.
Report coming from the area, said that one of the bombers, on sighting the joint security personnel deployed along the parapet, hurriedly detonated her suicide vest thereby killing herself and her mate in the farmland.
The report said that as a result of the explosion, farmers who were running back to town were stopped and screened at the entry point through the parapet by security personnel.
It said that while the searches were going on, a third female bomber sneaked into the group of persons being screened and detonated her suicide vest, killing herself alone while eight others including a member of civilian Jtf, sustained various degrees of injuries.
The report, which was confirmed by the military authority, said that in the ensuing stampede, a fourth suicide bomber was sighted by vigilant security personnel while trying to cross the parapet and was gunned down.
It said that her unexploded suicide vest and that of the second suicide bomber were rendered safe, and the area sanitized by police EOD team who were mobilized to the scene.
The Borno State Commissioner of police, Damian A. Chukwu, who confirmed the incident, said that the those who were injured have been evacuated to University of Maiduguri teaching hospital and are responding to treatment.
He said that normalcy has since been restored to the area.
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