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In Borno Pregnant suicide bomber intercepted in Maiduguri

The woman, and another female were reportedly killed as they attempted to attack a security post and refused to surrender.

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Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency has frequently used young women and girls to stage suicide bombings play

Boko Haram's Islamist insurgency has frequently used young women and girls to stage suicide bombings

(AFP/File)

Security operatives in Borno State have intercepted a pregnant suicide bomber.

The woman, and another female were reportedly killed as they attempted to attack a security post and refused to surrender.

The incident was said to have occurred in Ummarari village along mulai axis of Maiduguri Damboa road at the outskirts of Maiduguri.

The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said that rescue workers have evacuated the bodies of the suicide bombers.

"When we got the alert on the incident, the NEMA emergency workers in collaboration with other stakeholders moved to the scene and evacuated the bodies," Ibrahim stated.

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A civilian JTF was said to have sustained injuries during the incident. He's said to be responding to treatment.

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