In Maiduguri Suicide bomber killed at IDP transit camp

The security operatives in a transit IDP camp have gunned down a suicide bomber trying to penetrate the camp.

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Female suicide bomber (File Photo)

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A suicide bomber has been gunned down by security operatives after attempting t penetrate an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Borno.

TheCable reports that the security operatives in the IDPs transit camp situated in Muna garage, Maiduguri were drawn to the attacker after he exhibited a strange attitude.

It was further reported that the attacker was shot before he could detonate the explosive device attached to him in the camp on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

The transit camp, it was also reported, is used to check and screen potential displaced people before being allowed into any of the IDP camps in Borno.

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The spokesperson for NEMA in North East, Ibrahim Abdulkadir confirmed the incident saying the mangled body of the attacker had been evacuated.

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This is coming barely 24 hours after multiple explosions killed six people in Maiduguri on Friday, November 18, 2016.

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