Suicide Attack Leaves One Soldier Dead In Borno
One soldier was killed in two suicide bomb attempts targeted at a military location in Yamtakei, Gwoza local government area of state.
According to Sani Usman, spokesman of the army, five “terrorists” were killed in the incidents, which happened on Thursday.
“At about 9:45pm, a suspected female suicide bomber attempted to enter the military location in Yamtake, but a vigilant sentry on duty gunned her down and she died instantly,” he said in a statement.
“The failed attack was followed up with another attempt by terrorists, but it was decisively dealt with by troops.
“The troops killed all the four attackers, including two suicide bombers and recovered two AK-47, three magazines, 109 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), one torchlight, one water bottle, three magazine carriers, one illuminator pyrotecnic and some quantity of drugs.
“Unfortunately, we lost a soldier in the process.”