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Boko Haram 3 suicide bombers killed in Borno

Eyewitnesses at the scene of the incident say nobody was hurt as a result of the first two explosions.

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3 Suicide bombers killed in Borno

(Premium Times)

Three suicide bombers detonated their bombs and died on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Borno state, without killing anybody.

According to Premium Times, two of the suicide bombers detonated the bombs they were carrying, when they were accosted by a vigilante team at a popular bus park known as Muna Garage.

Reports from those on the scene of the incident say nobody was hurt as a result of the first two explosions.

Also, the third bomber, who tried to attack civilians at a different location was stopped by security operatives and he blew up himself, injuring one person in the process.

Speaking to journalists on the incident, the Borno state police command’s spokesman, Victor Isuku said “Today, at about 0438hrs (4.38am), two male suicide bombers detonated IED strapped to their bodies by Alhaji Bukar Gujari Filling station in Muna Garage area, Maiduguri killing themselves alone. A truck was partly damaged.

“Also at Dusuma village in Jere LGA, a suicide bomber detonated IED strapped on him almost at the same time, killing himself, while one person was injured by the explosion.”

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Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has debunked reports that members of the Boko Haram sect kidnapped 22 women and girls in the North-Eastern region of Nigeria.

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