BREAKING: 3 suicide bombers dies, as explosion rocks Maiduguri
Three suicide bombers were killed Friday morning after one of them detonated an explosive device by a stationed fuel tankers along Damboa Road Maiduguri, Borno State.
The incident occurred some minutes past 6am.
Two other fuel tankers were also burnt as a result of the explosion.
Spokesperson to the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed the death of the attackers.
He further stated that the bodies of the three suicide bombers have been evacuated by emergency workers.
He also added that “Three petrol tankers were also burnt as a result of the incident. The fire has been brought under control while casualty evacuation has been concluded.”
According to a resident of the area who is an eyewitness of the incxident, one Ibrahim Ali said, a woman and her two children came in the early hours of Friday and exploded the bombs strapped on them.
He added that the attack was targeted at parked petrol tankers.
However, he added that the suicide bombers were the only victims of the attack and two empty petrol trucks and another loaded one were burnt.
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