The Borno Police Command has confirmed the killing of three suspected female suicide bombers in Konduga Local Government Area when their Improvised Explosive Devises (IEDs) detonated on their way to Maiduguri.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Aderemi Opadokun, made the confirmation on Wednesday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.
Opadokun said the bombers died on Tuesday on their way to Maiduguri to cause more havoc and disaster in the city.
“Three suspected female suicide bombers died in Konduga Local Government Area, about 18 kilometres to Maiduguri on Tuesday when the IEDs strapped to their bodies detonated on their way to the Borno state capital.
“All the three suicide bombers were killed and no other casualty was recorded,” he said.
He also confirmed another blast at Tungushe Dogonwaya area along Baga/Monguno Highway.
“At about 15.30 hours on Tuesday, explosions occurred at Tungushe Dogonwaya area along Baga/Monguno highway,” Opadokun said, but could not to give more details.