Bombers’ Attempts on Mosque, Security Post Foiled

Attempts by Suicide Bombers to attack a mosque and a security post in
Borno State were foiled by vigilant security men and volunteers.

PRNigeria gathered that the incidents occurred at Usmanti and Kaleri area of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State. 

The
first attack occurred late midnight of Tuesday, January 24, 2017 when
the suicide bomber targeted a security outpost in the area but was
quickly spotted and was blown off after a shot from securitymen.  No
casualty was involved except the male suicide bomber.

The second
attempt occurred during the early morning prayer at 5:30am today when
two suicide bombers, a male and female, attempted to enter a mosque
while prayer was on.

They were spotted by security volunteers
(Civilian JTF) who accosted them. The terrorists detonated their
explosives which killed them on the spot and one security volunteer. Two
other people were injured.

Meanwhile the Spokesperson of
National Emergency Management Agency  (NEMA) in the North-East,
Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed that rescue workers have evacuated the
bodies to mortuary after the incidents.

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