The Civilian JTF on Monday intercepted three female suicide bombers in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State.
The police commissioner, Damien Chukwu in a statement said one of the bombers detonated her bomb while two others were shot.
He said, “Borno State Police Command information just received indicates, today (Monday) at about 0510hrs, three female suicide bombers attempted to enter Mamanti village Jere local government area.
“They were intercepted by Civilian JTF. In the process, one of the bombers detonated IED strapped to her body killing herself alone. The other two tried to escape but were shot dead by security personnel on duty.
“EOD mine drafted to the scene to sanitise and render the area safe. Normalcy is restored.”