A DARK NIGHT IN BORNO AS CP CONFIRMS MAIDUGURI’S SUICIDE BOMBINGS
The Borno State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed the killing of a soldier and two others at the detonation of explosives by two male suicide bombers who strapped the explosives on their body at a military check point around Gomari Airport Junction of Maiduguri metropolis on Tuesday evening.
The Police Commissioner, Mr. Aderemi Opadokun in a text message said, ” Yes, the was explosion a about. 2210 hours yesterday 25/8/15 by Airport roundabout along Maiduguri- Damaturu Highway when two suicide bombers on foot detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped on their bodies during questioning killing themselves and one security personnel.
” Scene visited to comb and render the area safe. Casualties evacuated to the mortuary as investigation in progress”. Opadokun said.
The commissioner of policed however placed a word of caution to the residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement to security agencies.