Saturday, 24 October 2015
BREAKING: 3 Suicide Bombers Hit Military Check Point in Maiduguri, 4 Dead
Three suicide bombers attacked a military check along Damboa road in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Saturday, killing four persons.
DAILY POST gathered that the attack, which occurred about 8 a.m, close to the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, office also left six persons injured.
The blasts was reportedly targeted at security operatives.
It was still not clear if any of the security operatives at the checkpoint was affected by the bomb blasts.
Speaking with some residents, they disclosed to DAILY POST that the victims had been evacuated by soldiers to the hospital.
According to them, two of the female suicide bombers were also killed, while the other one was still alive.
One of the residents “the soldiers saw the three bombers coming towards them; they suspected them, but while they were calling on them, the two ran towards the soldiers and detonated the explosives, while the other one escaped in the process.”
Source: Daily Post Newspaper