Two female suicide bombers have been killed in a failed suicide attack in Maiduguri, Borno state. Confirming the attack, the state police Public Relations Officer, Victor Isuku said the suicide bombers were killed while attempting to forcefully gain entrance into a mosque this morning.
“At about 0520hrs today (Saturday), two female suicide bombers with improvised explosives device strapped to their bodies attempted to enter a mosque at Juddumuri village, after the Federal High Court.
They were intercepted and prevented by the Muslim worshippers. In the process, one of them detonated her vest, killing both of them and injuring five other persons. The injured were rushed to the State Specialist Hospital, while the remains of the suicide bombers were evacuated by the State Emergency Management Agency”he said