3 bombers killed in Maiduguri bomb attack

Ebun Francis ||  Three suicide bombers lost their lives in the early morning attack that rocked Maiduguri, the Bornu State Capital early Friday morning. according to Bornu state command of the Nigeria Police force.

Mr. Daniel Chukwu, the Commissioner of Police Borno state, disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the scene of the blasts. According to him, no civilian death was recorded.

He said, “We are lucky, today would have been another sad day for us in Maiduguri, at 03hrs the two female bomber and a male attacks petroleum tankers parked near a filling station along Damboa road Maiduguri.

“Two others bombers detonated while the third was gun down by a soldier as a result of an explosion 3 petrol tankers were also burnt including two petrol loaded truck while third was an empty truck.”

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Mr. Chukwu commended the firefighters for their efforts in bringing the fire under control.