Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Two Nigerian soldiers injured in suicide attack


Jaafar Jaafar
A graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief o Daily Nigerian
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By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri

Two soldiers were injured when a female suicide bomber attacked a military checkpoint near an Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs’ camp in Konduga, Borno State.

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Only the suicide bomber died in the attack, which occurred at about 7.30 am on Wednesday.

Police spokesman in the state, Victor Isukwu, confirmed the attack, saying two soldiers were injured.

“Information just received from the DPO Konduga Division, has it that on 17/5/17 at about 1930 hrs, a female suicide bomber, detonated IED strapped to her body at Mashimari by Military checkpoint behind IDP camp at Konduga, killing herself only.

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“Two Soldiers were reported injured as a result of the explosion,” he added.

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