Military authority on Tuesday said four persons
believed to be terrorists/s*****e bombers had died
The authority said the suspected bombers were
heading to NNPC facility on Maiduguri-Damboa
Road when they died in their vehicles laden with
Improvised Explosive Devices (IED).
This information is contained in a statement issued
in Abuja by the Director of Defense Information,
Maj.-Gen. Chris Olukolade.
The statement said the explosions that led to their
death took place at Mule in the outskirts of
According to the statement, three of the four
explosive-laden vehicles were demobilised by
shots fired at them by soldiers at the check point
shortly before the explosions that rocked the area.
The statement said that occupants of the vehicles
were killed in the explosions.
“Five soldiers were wounded while the civilian
casualties are yet to be determined”, the
statement said, adding that more details of the
incident would be released later. (NAN)