Two female bombers have been confirmed dead with nine people injured in a foiled attack around Alikaramanti village near Giwa Military barracks, Maiduguri, Capital of Borno State, North east Nigeria.

This incident took place at about 8:25pm on Wednesday 14th March, 2018, which resulted to many residents living in Fori, Jiddari Polo and Lawanti general areas scampering to safety.

The Borno State Police Command in a press statement signed by Police Public relations Officer, DSP Joseph Kwaji said on 14/03/2018 at about 2025hrs, two female suicide bombers in an attempt to infiltrate into Alikaramanti area, after Giwa Barracks were intercepted by security operatives on duty; they hurriedly detonated the IED strapped to their bodies killing themselves and injuring nine others. Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) team were immediately mobilized to the scene and have rendered area safe, the corpses were taken to the mortuary while the injured victims were evacuated to the hospital.

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