“The female suicide bomber came and was laughing and playing that he likes one of the soldiers, she requested for the GSM no of the soldiers trying to get closer when the IEDs on her body exploded,” the source informed.
Unconfirmed sources said two soldiers were killed in the incident which occurred at Mashimari military check point near IDP Camp in Konduga local government area of Borno State.
But the Borno State Police Command said only the suicide bomber died in the attack with two soldiers wounded.
The police spokesman in the state DSP Victor Isuku in a brief statement reads; “Information just received from the DPO Konduga Division, has it that on 17/5/17 at about 1930 hrs, a female suicide bomber, detonated IED strapped to her body at Mashimari by Military checkpoint behind IDP camp at Konduga, killing herself only.
“While two Soldiers were reported injured as a result of the explosion. Scene was visited by team of EOD personnel, rendered safe and normalcy restored,” Dsp Isuku said.