Nigerian army has confirmed that its vigilant troops have killed three female 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.
According to a statement by Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the incidence happened yesterday at about 6.15 am, when the 3 female bombers were noticed by the vigilant troops, who detected and gunned them down, killing both instantly.
The statement said, “Unfortunately, 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 7.10 am. Troops have cordoned off the general area and imposed restriction of movement into Monguno.