Bloody Commotion As Deadly Boko Haram Fighters Strike Again, Bomb Top Northern State

By Post Nigeria January 25, 2017 09:00

Bloody Commotion As Deadly Boko Haram Fighters Strike Again, Bomb Top Northern State

At least three people were confirmed dead in two separate suicide bomb attacks, which occurred in Maiduguri, on Wednesday morning, security sources have confirmed.

According to a Chieftain of the local vigilante, Civilian-JTF, Danbatta Bello, at about midnight, a male suicide bomber was shot dead from an observatory by a military sniper, after he was spotted advancing towards a security check post manned by soldiers in the Usmanti layout of Maiduguri.

At about 5.30 a.m. another deafening blast echoed in Maiduguri, as another suicide bomber, a teenage girl, blew herself up after members of the Civilian-JTF stopped her from advancing towards a mosque, where Muslim worshipers were praying.

The female suicide bomber died alongside one member of the Civilian-JTF that tried to stop her. Two others were injured.

Police Spokesman, Victor Isuku, confirmed the incident and promised to provide more details at a press briefing by the Borno State Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu.

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