Abuja - A suspected female suicide bomber has been killed in
Borno State by troops of the Nigerian Army, Punch reported.
The suspected bomber was allegedly killed at a checkpoint at
the cattle market in the Dikwa Local Government Area.
Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, has stated that troops
were on duty when they started firing because she refused to obey directive of
the sentry on duty. The woman had claimed she was on her way to Dikwa from
Monguno to visit her parents.
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The woman was carrying a 'Person Borne Improvised Explosive
Devices' which exploded when the troops fired at her and died instantly.
Two soldiers and a member of the Civilian JTF sustained
Usman has citizens to security conscious and always be wary
of suspicious people.
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