Just in: Troops arrest suicide bomber in Borno

Just in: Troops arrest suicide bomber in Borno

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 4:17 pm

Shaidatu Adamu: the arrested bomber

Nigerian Army says troops of 251 Task Force Battalion Maiduguri arrested a female suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate Maiduguri to detonate her suicide vest and inflict maximum casualty on innocent citizens on Tuesday.

“Upon interrogation, she said her name is Shaidatu Adamu,19 years old from Gwoza in Borno State.

“She was sent on a lone mission. She confessed that she has been in Sambisa Forest for about 3 years.

“Consequently, Troops from 47 Explosive Ordinance Device Battalion were invited  to diffuse the explosives.

“She has been transferred to 7 Military Intelligence Brigade Maiduguri for further investigations,” the Army said in a statement published on its twitter account.

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