2 female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri
Updated Saturday 9 September 2017 16:7
A statement issued and signed by DSP Isuku Victor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Maiduguri, said eight people sustained injuries in the incident.
Victor said that the incident occurred on Friday at about 17:38 p.m. when the female suicide bombers detonated IEDs against a taxi on Maiduguri-Mafa Highway.
According to the statement:“Two female suicide bombers detonated IEDs against a taxi on Maiduguri-Mafa road, close to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) checkpoint in the outskirt of Maiduguri.
“Only the suicide bombers died in the blast, while eight others including a staff of the NDLEA sustained injuries and are responding to treatment.
“The taxi with registration number XA 479 DRZ was conveying bags of charcoal and two female passengers, including a tricycle machine was also affected in the explosion,” the statement added
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