On Friday, 17th February 2017, Borno Police Command, Mr. Victor Isuku, said that a suspected suicide bomber ignited his explosive in the midst of 13 trucks along Maiduguri/Mafa road leading to mass destruction.

“On Thursday at about 23:18 hrs, 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 in the early hours of Friday. He detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped on his body,” Mr Isuku said.

Mr Isuku said that only the bomber was killed during the incident as the vehicles were parked empty. He also said a police patrol team was promptly deployed to the scene to restore safety and normalcy.

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