Security operatives and members of Civilian JTF volunteer group yesterday intercepted a pregnant suicide bomber and another woman in Borno State.
The incident occurred in Ummarari village along mulai axis along Maiduguri-Damboa road, outskirts of Maiduguri.
The two female suicide bombers were subdued when they refused to surrender and attempted to attack a security post.
Spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in North East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim said the rescue workers have evacuated the bodies of the suicide bombers.
“When we got the alert on the incident, the NEMA emergency workers in collaboration with other stakeholders moved to the scene and evacuated the bodies,” he said.
Ibrahim said a civilian JTF who was injured during the encounter is responding to treatment after his evacuation to the hospital.