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Two female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

19 December 2016, 13:41

Maiduguri - Two female suicide bombers have died in a failed attempt to invade Maiduguri, Punch reports.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Borno Police Command, Victor Isuku, the suicide bombers were halted at the outskirt of Maiduguri.

Isuku, in a text message, stated that: “At About 2030hrs yesterday (Sunday), two female suicide bombers were halted to stop for routine check at Geleri village which is about 5km to Muna Garage, an outskirt of Maiduguri.

“One of the suicide bombers detonated the IED strapped to her body killing her and her accomplice whose IED vest did not explode. Three residents of the area were however injured.

“The command’s EOD unit rushed to the scene to render the unexploded IED safe. The area has been secured and normalcy restored.”

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