Nigerian Army Intercepts 10 Boko Haram Suicide Bombers

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December 29, 2015 – Nigerian Army Intercepts 10 Boko Haram Suicide Bombers After Arrested Terrorists Confession Exposes Planned Attack

Here is a statement released by the Nigerian army

“This evening, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, intercepted and destroyed 10 suspected Boko Haram terrorist suicide bombers at the outskirts of Maiduguri city.

“Contrary to earlier media reports and rumours flying around, two Boko Haram terrorists suspected suicide bombers earlier intercepted by vigilant troops disclosed their colleagues’ intent to enter the city with the aim of detonating bombs in selected public places.

“Consequently, the troops laid ambush on the terrorists’ suspected routes along Damboa road and eliminated them. The suicide bombers were intercepted in three different locations approaching the city; Ajiri area towards Damboa road, High Court axis and the Eye Hospital Area. “The Explosive Ordinance Device team have been mobilised and they are combing the general area as well as clearing the debris.”