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Nigerian Army Intercepts Suspected Suicide Bomber



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The Nigerian Army has intercepted a suspected suicide bomber who attempted to cross over to the officers on Tuesday.

The troops of 251 Battalion, 7 Division Nigerian Army on Operation LAFIYA DOLE deployed in Dala village made the interception about 10.00pm

In a statement from the Director of Army Public Relations Officer, Brig. General Sani Usman Kukasheka, it was disclosed that the suspect refused to stop, even after several warning shots,.

The statement read, “The suspect who still continued to approach the troops’ location was immediately neutralized.

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“The Borno State Emergency Management Agency and the International Committee of the Red Cross have since been contacted to evacuate the suspect’s remains.

The Director also recalled that the Army had intercepted 2 female Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers Mammanti.

According to him, “It will be recalled that three days ago, on Sunday 16th July 2017, our troops deployed at Mammanti, also averted another catastrophe when they intercepted and neutralized 2 female Boko Haram terrorists suicide bombers who tried to infiltrate and attack the village through troops parapet at about 10.15pm,” the statement disclosed.

Also, troops of 251 Battalion intercepted another female Boko Haram terrorists suicide bomber at about 1.49am, yesterday, between Cimari and No Man’s Land.

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“The efforts of the troops saved valuable lives and property. The public is please requested to continue to volunteer information to the military and other security to keep the country safe,” The statement appealed.

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