Maiduguri - Two suicide bombers on Wednesday failed in the mission to detonate explosive devices at Molai Leprosy/General Hospital in Borno State, reports Vanguard.
The suicide bombers accidentally blew up themselves before reaching the hospital.
The first suicide bomber detonated the explosives he was carrying at the entrance of the hospital, killing himself and injuring two passersby.
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The second one who was riding on bicycle accidentally detonated his explosives at the back of the hospital before reaching the fence at the backyard, killing himself only.
The suicide bombers were suspected to be terrorists who sneaked into the city from Sambisa forest, a fortified camps of the Boko Haram sect.
Wednesday’s incident coincided with the one-day visit of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to Borno state.
Two suicide bombers had previously attacked on the hospital on June 27, killing five people including the suicide bombers.
Read more at Vanguard.
- News 24