Chris Steven, Abuja
What would have been another tragedy in Maiduguri; Borno State was Monday morning averted when an attempt by another set of female suicide bombers to attack a community around university of Maiduguri was foiled by security personnel about 4am.
A statement by the Information Officer of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said no casualty was recorded except the two suicide bombers who died.
“No casualty was recorded except the two female suicide bombers who died and their remains were deposited at Borno state specialist hospital by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) emergency response teams” Ibrahim said in the statement.
According to him, there was a similar explosion last Saturday at a mosque close to Federal high court jiddari polo, where the emergency response teams evacuated the bodies of two female suicide bombers believed to have died in the incident.
The Saturday’s explosion which occurred at about 5.25 am, affected four victims who were transported to hospital.