Saturday, November 5, 2016 11:28 am
The Nigerian Army has said a suspected female suicide bomber who attempted to enter a military location in Yamtake, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State, was noticed by a vigilant sentry on duty was gunned down.
Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations said the suspected suicide bomber died instantly.
“The failed suicide bombing attack was followed up with futile probing attack by terrorists which was decisively dealt with by the troops.
“The troops killed all the 4 attackers including 2 suicide bombers and recovered 2 AK-47, 3 Magazines, 109 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), 1 Torchlight, 1 Water bottle, 3 Magazine carrier, 1 Illuminator pyrotecnic and some quantity of drugs. Unfortunately, we lost a soldier in the process,” said Usman.