Abuja - Troops have foiled two suicide
bomb attempts targeted at a military location in Yamtakei in Gwoza Local
Government Area in Borno on Thursday and killed five terrorists involved in the
One soldier also died in the failed attempts.
According to a statement by the army spokesman, Col. Sani
Usman, issued in Abuja on Friday, at about 9.45 p.m. a suspected female suicide
bomber attempted to enter the military location in Yamtake, but a vigilant
sentry on duty gunned her down and she died instantly.
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Usman explained that the failed attack was followed up with
another attempt by terrorists, but “was decisively dealt with by troops”.
“The troops killed all the four attackers, including two
suicide bombers and recovered two AK-47, three magazines, 109 rounds of 7.62mm
(Special), one torchlight, one water bottle, three magazine carriers, one
illuminator pyrotecnic and some quantity of drugs.
“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier in the process,” Usman