4 die in a foiled suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri — Police

Maiduguri, March 19, 2017(TNE): The Borno Police Command on Sunday confirmed the death of four persons after a foiled attempt by suspected suicide bombers to infiltrate Maiduguri in Borno.

Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command, stated this in a statement in Maiduguri.

“At about 2100hrs on Saturday, three suicide bombers, a male and two female, attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri town through Umarari village in Molai General  area.

“They were sighted by Civilian JTF and challenged..

”They detonated the Improvised Explosive Devises strapped to their bodies while running in different directions.

” Four persons, comprising a Civilian JTF, a woman and her two children died while eight others sustained injuries, and have been taken to hospital,” the statement added. (TNE)

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