By Ola Adeola
An army statement says counter-insurgency troops Thursday “a vigilant sentry gunned down” the female suicide bomber, who “at about 9.45pm … attempted to enter the military location in Yamtake, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State.
“The failed suicide bombing attack was followed up with futile probing attack by terrorists which was decisively dealt with by the troops. The troops killed all the 4
attackers including 2 suicide bombers and recovered 2 AK-47, 3 Magazines, 109 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), 1 Torchlight, 1 Water bottle, 3 Magazine carrier, 1 Illuminator pyrotecnic and some quantity of drugs. Unfortunately, we lost a soldier in the process,” said a statement by Sani Kukasheka Usman, a colonel and acting director Army public relations.