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Suspected suicide bomber killed in Borno

12 September 2016, 18:02

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.

Also read: Community denies suspected Cameroon bomber is a Chibok girl 

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 minor injuries.

Usman has citizens to security conscious and always be wary of suspicious people.

For more on this story visit Punch


- News24


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