Female Suicide Bomber Killed By Her Own Bomb

A teenage girl was killed on Saturday night, the last day of 2016, in Maiduguri by an explosion from an improvised explosive device she was wearing on her body, an official and witnesses said.

The explosion occurred around Customs area in Maiduguri which used to be busy during the day.

Sources who saw the shattered remains of the suspected female Boko Haram suicide bomber said the girl could be less than 20 years old, a teenager.

PT reports that the explosion occurred at about 9pm on Saturday at the time traffic was easing, just hours to the new year.

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“She was the only one that died in the explosion”, said Abba Sheriff, a witness who lives in the area.

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The Borno State police public relations officer, Victor Isuku, confirmed the incident.

Customs area of Maiduguri lies along the Maiduguri-Gamboru road where the Muna Garage park that has been severally attacked by suicide bombers, is situated.
We are hoping for a complete end to the activities of these killer gang.
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