Three female suicide bombers killed in failed attack

Three female suicide bombers were Wednesday night killed by soldiers as they tried to attack a military post along Muna road in Maiduguri, North East, Nigeria.

The spokesman for the National Emergency Management Authority, NEMA, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said in a statement that the three female suicide were killed and a soldier wounded in the attempted attack.

“Yesterday (Wednesday) night 3/5/2017, at 10:05 pm, three female teenage suicide bombers attempted to attack military outpost popularly known as “Guantanamo” along Muna garage,” he said.

“They were sighted trying to gain access to the premises and were shot by the securities leading to the detonation of their concealed explosives, which killed all three of them and injured one of the security personnel.”

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Ibrahim said the corpses of the would-be bombers have been evacuated to Borno state specialist hospital, Maiduguri while the wounded soldier is receiving treatment.