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Suicide bomber attacks Military Checkpoint, injure two soldiers

A suicide bomber has hit a military checkpoint, injuring two soldiers near the Internally Displaced Persons’ camp in Konduga area of Borno State. The Borno State Police Command said in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Victor Isuku, that the incident occurred around 7:30 pm on Wednesday at the Mashimari.

"A Female suicide bomber detonated IED strapped to her body at Mashimari by Military Tango 4 behind IDP camp at Konduga, killing herself and injuring two Soldiers," the statement said.

Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, also confirmed the incident.

"What happened was they tried to stop the suicide bomber who attempted to infiltrate the camp. When she persisted they shot her in the process and hot injured from the explosion that followed," Irabor said.

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