Two female suicide bombers died in a failed move to invade Maiduguri.
Victor Isuku, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Borno Police Command, said the suicide bombers were halted at the outskirt of Maiduguri.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Borno Police Command, stated in a text message that:
“At About 2030hrs yesterday (Sunday), two female suicide bombers were halted to stop for routine check at Geleri village which is about 5km to Muna Garage, an outskirt of Maiduguri.
“One of the suicide bombers detonated the IED strapped to her body killing her and her accomplice whose IED vest did not explode. Three residents of the area were however injured.
“The command’s EOD unit rushed to the scene to render the unexploded IED safe. The area has been secured and normalcy restored.”