as three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts near
Muna Garage, a popular bus station that has suffered many of such
attacks in recent times.
that seven Civilian-JTF operatives were injured, while all the suicide
“But most of the trucks that were loaded with goods for export to Chad
and the border communities were destroyed and commodities worth millions
of naira may have been destroyed,” said Mr. Ibrahim, a businessman from
soldiers at Muna Dalti, a location about 1 kilometre away from the first
explosion, shot six suicide bombers who were attempting to sneak into
town at about 2 a.m.
superintendent of police, said only the suicide bombers died in the
“Yesterday at about 2318hrs, a suicide bomber sneaked into the midst of
13 pick up trucks loaded with goods along Maiduguri/Mafa road, said to
be awaiting departure to Gamboru Ngala early hours of today and
detonated IEDs strapped on self,” he said.
“The resulting Explosion razed down the parked vehicles beyond
recognition. EOD/Police patrol team was promptly deployed to the scene
to restore safety & normalcy.