Yesterday, at about 1738hrs, two female suicide bombers detonated IEDs against a vehicle on a feeder road off Maiduguri /Mafa highway, close to NDLEA checkpoint in the outskirt of Maiduguri township.
As a result, only the two bombers died in the explosion, while eight others including a personnel of NDLEA sustained injuries, and are responding to treatment.
The vehicle, a golf taxi with reg. no XA 479 DRZ laden with bags of charcoal with two female passengers and a Tricycle keke Napep close to the scene were affected by the explosion.
The scene has since been rendered safe by police EOD team and normalcy restored to the area.
Dsp Isuku Victor, ANIPR
PPRO Borno command
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