Three suspected female suicide bombers in Konduga local government area of Borno State on Tuesday basked in the ambiance of booby-trapped boomerang after their Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) accidentally detonated on their way to Maiduguri.
Confirming the incident on Wednesday to pressmen, the state commissioner of police, Aderemi Opadokun, said the bombers died on Tuesday on their way to Maiduguri.
“Three suspected female suicide bombers died in Konduga local government area, about 18 kilometres to Maiduguri, on Tuesday when the IEDs strapped to their bodies detonated on their way to the Borno state capital,” he said.
“All the three suicide bombers were killed and no other casualty was recorded.”
Although, the state commissioner also confirmed another blast at Tungushe Dogonwaya area along Baga/Monguno Highway, saying: “At about 15.30 hours on Tuesday, explosions occurred at Tungushe Dogonwaya area along Baga/Monguno highway”.