The police in Borno state on Friday intercepted 3 suicide bombers at the Jiddari Polo are of Maiduguri the Borno state capital, PUNCH reports.
According to the police spokesman, Victor Isuku, the incident occurred at about 3:50AM.
“By 3:50am today, mobile Police personnel on guard duty opposite the Federal High Court, Jiddari Polo area of Maiduguri, sighted three suspected suicide bombers (two females and a male) running towards their sandbag.
They (Police) ordered them to a halt for questioning. In the process, one of them detonated the Improvised Explosives Device strapped to her body, killing herself and one male accomplice.
The other female survivor was arrested alive and subsequently handed over to the military for further explanation and necessary follow-up actions.”
Police bomb disposal units also mobilised to the scene to detonate IEDs that have yet to explode on the bodies of the deceased suicide bombers.
The second bang was as a result of the detonation of the remaining IEDs by Police EOD units.
Normalcy has already been restored,” Isuku told reporters.