Abuja - Calm has been restored in Maiduguri where some
suicide bombers intended to carry out attacks.
Troops intercepted the suspects before it could strike the
Borno State capital, which has borne the biggest brunt of such attacks the Boko
Haram sect has initiated over the years.
“Normalcy has been restored to the general area and the
public are please advised to go about their normal businesses and social
“However, it is important to maintain more vigilance and
security consciousness,” Colonel Mustapha Anka, Media Coordinator of Operation Lafiya
Also read: Troops kill 12 Boko Haram fighters: military
The operation aims to rid the country, particularly the
Northeast of the Boko Haram terror group.
Anka confirmed troops of Operation Lafiya Dole intercepted
and killed the ten suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers at the outskirts of
He said two suspected suicide bombers earlier intercepted by
vigilant troops disclosed their colleagues’ intent to enter the city with the
aim of detonating bombs in selected public places.
Consequently, the troops laid ambush on the terrorists
suspected routes along Damboa Road and eliminated them.
Anka said the suicide bombers were intercepted in three
different locations approaching the city. They were intercepted in Ajiri area
towards Damboa Road, High Court axis and the Eye Hospital Area.
Anka said the army’s Explosive Ordinance Device team has
been mobilized and they are combing the general area as well as clearing the
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