female suicide bombers

Less than 72 hours to the deadline given to the military to wipe out Boko Haram insurgents, two female suicide bombers have reportedly detonated a bomb at a market in Madagali on Monday morning, killing 17 people with 44 persons sustaining various degrees of injuries.

According to Commander of the 28 Task Force Brigade Brigadier General Victor Ezugu, those injured were evacuated to the 143 Rangers Battalion military facility in Madagali and the general hospital in Mubi.

However, the General Officer Commanding the 7th Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Major General Lamidi Adeosun, said 14 suspected female suicide bombers aged between 12 and 18 attempted invading Maiduguri city from four entry points on Sunday, 13 of the suspects were killed while one was arrested.

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