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Two soldiers have been killed in a suicide attack at a military checkpoint in Konduga, Borno State, the police said on Thursday.

The female suicide bomber, according to a statement by the spokesman of the police in Borno state, Victor Isuku, detonated the explosive strapped on her at a military checkpoint just in front of an Internally Displaced Persons camp.

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Isuku said that the information received from Police in Konduga has it that on Wednesday, 17/5/17, at about 7:30 pm, a female suicide bomber detonated explosive strapped to her body at Mashimari by military checkpoint behind internally displaced persons camp at Konduga.

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The police spokesman said the woman was lost in the attack which claimed two soldiers.

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He said the scene of the crime was visited by team of EOD of the police.

Isuku said normalcy has been restored even as the situation continued to be monitored.


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