Boko Haram Strikes again in Borno

The Borno State Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu has yesterday
confirmed the killing of two female suicide bombers that attempted to
attack Alikaramanti village of Giwa Barracks; on Wednesday by 8.25pm
in Maiduguri.

Residents of Fori, Jiddari Polo and Lawanti communities of Maiduguri
metropolis were also frightened by deafening explosions from two
separate Improvised Explosion Devices (IEDs) strapped on suicide
bombers’ bodies.

Chukwu disclosed this on Thursday in a statement of Police Public
Relations Officer, Joseph Kwaji and issued to journalists in

According to Kwaji; “On Wednesday, March 13, 2018 at about 2025 hrs
two Female suicide bombers in an attempt to infiltrate into
Alikaramanti area, after Giwa Barracks were intercepted by security
operatives on duty. The suspects hurriedly detonated their IEDs
strapped to their bodies killing themselves and injuring nine others.

“Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) team was immediately mobilized
to the scene, and has rendered the affected areas and village safe for

Kwaji in the statement also said that the bodies and injured people
were evacuated to the hospital for deposition and treatment.


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