Suicide bombers killed, scores injured in Nigeria blasts

From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria,MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – TWO teenage female suicide bombers are among perpetrators killed northeast Nigeria during a series of explosions.They and other suspects now deceased are thought to have been members of the Boko Haram.Damian Chukwu, Commissioner of Police in the Borno State, confirmed the incident occurred on Sunday on the outskirts of Maiduguri when the troops intercepted the bombers trying to infiltrate a village.
Troops challenged the bombers resulted in the detonation of their suicide vests, killing the two girls on the spot.Meanwhile on Monday, Nigerian Army troops also deployed in Maiduguri,intercepted a female suicide bomber trying to infiltrate the community through the parapet ahead.She tried to escape but was shot at, a result of which the suicide vest on her body exploded killing the bomber.Again in Maiduguri on Monday, a female suicide bomber attempted to enter a mosque in London Ciki area, blew herself up and injured 18 other people.
Chukwu said police had been deployed to the scenes to sanitize and render vicinities safe for normal activities to continue.
The corpses and the injured persons have evacuated to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.
– CAJ News

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