Ibrahim Uba Yusuf
The Nigerian security forces have gunned down a Boko Haram terrorists’ suicide bomber in Maiduguri, Capital of Borno State in the North East of the country.
The Deputy Public Relations Officer, Borno State Police Command, Murtala Ibrahim, disclosed on Wednesday at about 1345hrs a male suicide bomber with Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped on his body, moved towards SARS Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) patrol team at Muna garage area.
Ibrahim said that in an attempt to gun him down, the IED exploded killing the bomber.
He stated that a civilian identity unknown was also killed in the explosion, while seven civilians and four SARS personnel were injured.
“Armoured vehicle suffered damage as a result of the blast.
“Casualties were rushed to University of Maiduguri Teaching hospital, and are responding to treatment,” he said.
The Deputy Police Spokesperson however, noted that normalcy has been restored and the area sanitized.