Security operatives and members of Civilian JTF volunteer group have intercepted two female suicide bombers including a pregnant woman in Maiduguri, Borno State.
They were subdued when they refused to surrender and attempted to attack a security post.
The incident occured at Ummarari village along mulai axis of Maiduguri-Damboa road on the outskirts of Maiduguri.
The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, said that the rescue workers have evacuated the bodies of the suicide bombers.
“When we got the alert on the incident, the NEMA emergency workers in collaboration with other stakeholders moved to the scene and evacuated the bodies,” Ibrahim stated.
A civilian JTF member was injured and is currently responding to treatment.