At least two Boko Haram suicide bombers died in their own explosion in Maiduguri, Borno State of Nigeria.
According Army Spokesman, Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, the incident happened on Sunday when the two suicide bombers linked to Boko Haram; a male and female detonated suicide vest prematurely sighting troops of 195 Battalion on patrol.
The two who were on a mission to infiltrate Muna Garage Maiduguri upon sighting security troops on patrol hurriedly detonated one of their suicide vets killing themselves in the explosion.
The statement reads: “Two Suicide Bombers (Male and Female) on a mission to infiltrate Muna Garage Maiduguri, hurriedly detonated one of their suicide vests on sighting troops of 195 Battalion on patrol at about 8 P.M on 2 December 2018.
Also, the statement added that five members of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) on duty at the market were injured in the explosion.
Subsequently, the area was cordoned off and the Explosive Ordinance Device Team were drafted to defuse the other unexploded vest, while Borno State Emergency Management Agency and the Red-cross evacuated the mutilated body parts of the suicide bombers.