Soldiers kill two female suicide bombers, arrest another


Soldiers in Gamboru-Ngala village of Borno State on Tuesday morning averted a major disaster when they intercepted and killed two suspected female suicide bombers. The suspects were trying to invade the community with explosives strapped on their bodies, the army said.

A third teenage girl who probably opted out of the deadly mission was later arrested after she had un-strapped and dumped her explosive belt.

The arrested teenager said she and the two killed set out on a journey at 3.30 a.m. shortly after their Boko Haram leaders had primed them to carry out attacks in Gamboru village, the army said.

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Source: Premium Times