Nigerian Army averts suicide bombing in Gwoza

Nigerian Army Troops have averted an attempted suicide attack on a military location in Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State.

According to Army Spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, “3 female suicide bombers who came through Pulka axis were sighted by members of vigilante from a distance and alerted the troops about the impending catastrophe. The very observant vigilante also noted that the women looked suspicious; walking awkwardly with bulging hijab and distinct from other female farmers”.

“When the suicide bombers noticed that they were being observed, they hurriedly ran towards troops aiming to detonate it on them,” he added.

He stated that the troops neutralised 2 of the female suicide bombers, while the other ran back into the bush but was pursued.

“Unfortunately, a soldier sustained injuries due to the impact of the explosion. The wounded soldier  is currently receiving treatment at a military medical centre and he is in stable condition”.