Nigeria: Military gun down 3 female suicide bombers in North East
By Mohammad Ibrahim
July 5 ( Abuja) Three female Boko Haram suicide bombers who attempted to attack innocent Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) fetching water at a borehole located about 3 kilometres, outskirt of Monguno town along Marte road have been killed.
The vigilant troops detected and gunned them down, killing both instantly around 6:15 am local time. In a statement signed by Army Acting Director Public Relations Colonel Sani Usman Kukasheka said the explosive they were strapped with exploded and injured 2 civilians nearby.
The injured persons have been evacuated and are receiving medical attention at the 8 Task Force Division’s medical facility. However, the third suicide bomber that followed a different route, detonated some distance before troops deployment along the same road at about 7.10am.
She also died instantly as the troops cordoned off the general area and imposed restriction of movement into Monguno town to make it safe.