In a bid to wreak havoc on the residents of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on Wednesday night, four suicide bombers working for deadly Islamic sect, Boko Haram, were killed.
The remains of the suicide bombers being evacuated
Four suicide bombers were killed in a fail attempt to wreak havoc on Maiduguri residents on Wednesday night, an eyewitness told Saharareporters.
The suspected Boko Haram female bombers stormed Ummarari general area on the outskirts of Maiduguri and detonated their IEDs simultaneously at 8:23pm last night.
According to an eyewitness account, all the bombers were teens and wore new set of clothes to avoid detection.
“We were at our duty place, suddenly we heard a very loud explosion, I quickly climb the fence while on the fence I put on the touch light and spotted three of them standing behind the fence so I raised alarm; then second bomber blew up herself.”
He added “the third also attacked the deserted mosque in Ummarari, there no civilian casualties, however, State Emergency Management Agency team came to evacuate the bodies of the bombers early morning on Thursday.”
Molai general area has suffered a series of suicide attacks in the recent times led to the death of dozens of civilians.