Marksman Neutralises Suicide bomber in Maiduguri

Nigerian troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE today intercepted and neutralized a male suicide bomber at the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State.

The  terrorist  who attempted to infiltrate through the troops forward defences at Jidari Polo general area, came in through Alidawari village  about 4 kilometres ahead of Jidari strapped with heavy Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) vest.

The vigilant troops on sighting him laid in wait for the intruder when vehemently refused to stop despite several warnings and challenges. A marksman neutralized the suicide bomber.

The combined team of Nigerian Army and Nigeria Police Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD) safely detonated the IED laden vest on the suicide bomber.

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