The rampaging Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers have developed new strategy in their acts of terror by going on door-to-door bombing campaign as well as hugging their unsuspecting victims before detonating their personnel borne explosive devices.
The Deputy Director Army Public Relations (DAPR), 7 Division Nigerian Army, Col. Mustapha Anka, in a statement on Monday, drew “the attention of the general public to recent trend used by desperate remnants of Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT)”.
“Recently, two female suicide bombers knocked at the door of one Bulama and Usman about 200 meters apart in Kalari general area of Maiduguri. The daughter of the Bulama opened the door, while the Usman himself opened his own door immediately the suicide bombers detonated their suicide vest, in the process killing the unsuspected little girl, Usman including the two female suicide bombers, ” Anka stated .
In the same vein, reports also emerged that the recent bombers in the latest Maiduguri bombings allegedly hugged their victims before wrecking the havoc.
Against this backdrop, he urged members of the public to be cautious and weary of strange persons knocking at their doors.
He stressed that security is a collective responsibility; the public is to engage in neighborhood watch.
Anka further advised that suspicious movement of persons should be reported to security agents without any delay.
“The public is once again reminded that curfew is still enforced by 10pm daily, any defaulter will be prosecuted accordingly, ” he added.