Soldiers kill 3 female suicide bombers in Maiduguri | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

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In the early hours of Friday , soldiers shot three women strapped with explosive devices on their bodies while attempting to wreck havoc Maiduguri..

Explosions reverberated across the city as two of the bombs went off on the women, killing three of them.

The police spokesperson in the state, Victor Isuku, a deputy superintendent of police, confirmed the incident in a text message sent via his office’s WhatsApp handle.

“This morning at about 0530hrs, three (3) female suicide bombers with IED strapped to their bodies were sighted by military patrol team in Umarari village, near Mulai towards Maiduguri”, he said.

“They were promptly gun down and the IED on two of them exploded killing all three of them. The unexploded IED on the third was rendered safe and detonated by Police bomb disposal Unit who promptly mobilised to the scene”.

Boko Haram’s hostility, especially suicide bomb attacks, has increased since the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls mid-October.

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