Press statement from the Nigerian Army
At about 8.00am two suspected femaleIt should be recalled that 14 woman suicide
suicide bombers detonated themselves at Madagali Market in Adamawa State in which 17 people were killed and 44 others suffered various degrees of injuries. Similarly, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Major General Lamidi Adeosun, has shed more light on the suicide bombings in Maiduguri, Borno State in which 26 people were killed while 85 others were injured on Monday morning at a news briefing.
bombers attempted to assail Maiduguri, Borno state excellent on Sunday however were repelled by heroic corpss. He revealed that tenage lady suicide bombers trustworthy to bulldoze themselves against Maiduguri accompanying the fixed carrying away huge moreover coordinated suicide assails wearing 4 divergent circuits toward the metropolitan; Asuwari, Mulai Kura, Baderi borough Nine Damboa Track moreover Jameri borough.
They were nevertheless intercepted by the crews. Unfortunately 3 of them detonated their Unrehearsed Strained Emblems (IEDs) at various arranges Monday dawn profit 26 Humans plus injuring 85 alternatives. It should be famous that absent of the 14 suicide bombers 7 were gunned depressed by the bands hardly 10 as erstwhile reported though 3 of them escaped in the later agitation. Unfortunately, the
escaped terrorists detonated their IEDs in 2 segment spots.
One of them went to a house requesting for a kettle of water to perform ablution but blew herself close to a Mosque killing herself and one person, while 13 others sustained injuries. While the other detonated her bomb at Baderi general area. However, one of them, Fatima Babagapchia, was apprehended during the operation.
The GOC praised the valor of the bands for mortal wary at all time. He commended the units fortitude by eliminating the suicide bombers plus arresting any of them, which he accepts own averted what would possess been a important misadventure if they had benefit participant toward the municipal. Speaking to newsmen amid an conference, the suspected suicide bomber Fatima said she houses accompanying her sires in Bullunkutu Abuja, in Maiduguri already abducted accompanying 6 further womanishs in Monguno urban.
She admitted that being a divorced mother of a baby girl, she was never involves in terror activities since her abduction last year. She further said, Boko Haram terrorists took her along with others 5 females in a vehicle through unknown routes before arriving the outskirt of Maiduguri where she managed to escape and passed the night in a nearby village.