Boko Haram Bombers Kills Air Force Officer in Maiduguri

File photo: a bomb scene in Northern Nigeria
File photo: a bomb scene in Northern Nigeria

Boko Haram bombers killed an Air Force Officer in an attempted suicide attack at a checkpoint in Maiduguri, on Tuesday night.

Habuya Mahmud, the commander of the youth vigilance group, who witnessed the attack ,  said the attackers approached the checkpoint from an opposite direction and the victim flagged them down. The unsuspecting Air Force man was said to have directed some people at the checkpoint to raise their hands above their heads, but before he knew it an insurgent among them detonated the bomb on him.


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