Two soldiers killed by female suicide bomber

A female suicide bomber on Thursday killed two soldiers at a military checkpoint in Konduga, Bornu State, North East, Nigeria, according to the Bornu state police command.

The bomber, according to a statement by the spokesman of the police in Borno state, Victor Isuku, detonated the explosive strapped to her at a military checkpoint just in front of an Internally Displaced Person camp.

The police spokesman said that the information received from Police in Konduga has it that on Wednesday, 17/5/17, at about 7:30 pm, a female suicide bomber detonated explosive strapped to her body at Mashimari by military checkpoint behind internally displaced person camp at Konduga.

Isuku disclosed that the woman was killed in the attack which claimed the lives of the two soldiers.

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Isuku said normalcy has been restored even as the situation continued to be monitored.