Troops Intercept Maiduguri Bomber (Graphic Photos)
The terrorist carrying Improvised Explosive Device (IED), attempted to attack worshippers at Sulaimanti mosque during early morning prayer.
He was however prevented from gaining access to the mosque. Unfortunately, 5 civilians sustained injuries during the failed attempt. A team of Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD) have successfully detonated the remaining IEDs and combed the area.
The injured had since been evacuated to the hospital while troops and security agents have intensified patrol within the general area.
The Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu has also visited the community shortly after the incident. He commiserate with them and reminded them of their civic responsibility to arrest or report suspected persons who usually reconnoitre their domain before carrying out suicide attacks and reassure them of the military and security agencies’ commitment to their safety and security.
Thank you for your kind cooperation.
Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations
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