Army troops intercept, kill suspected suicide bomber

Vigilant troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have intercepted and neutralized a male suicide bomber at Madagali in Adamawa.

Col. Sani Usman, the acting Director, Army Public Relations said in a statement that the incident occurred in the morning along Madagali-Limankara road.

According to him, the suicide bomber was spotted by a vigilant duty sentry, attempting to infiltrate troops’ forward defensive line along Madagali-Limankara road.

“He was gunned down by the vigilant sentry as he failed to stop when halted.

“The accurate shot also detonated the Improvised Explosive Device vest and he was blown into pieces,” Usman said.