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Boko Haram: Suicide Bomber Dies In Maiduguri

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Boko Haram: Suicide Bomber Dies In Maiduguri

boko haram suicide bomber dies in maiduguri

Dec 13, 2011 – Boko Haram:  Suicide Bomber Dies In Maiduguri

A very powerful explosives targeting a military post has rocked the troubled northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing one of the attackers, an official said. Two men in a sedan drove towards the military post and sought to throw the bomb at soldiers in the restive city, which has been the epicentre of violence blamed on the Islamist sect known as Boko Haram, the official said. naijagists.com

The explosive device detonated in his hands, killing him on the spot, while his comrade fled, abandoning the car,” said Lieutenant Colonel Hassan Mohammed, spokesman for a military task force in Maiduguri.

“We discovered ammunition in the car. No other life was lost and nobody was injured in the attack.”

Residents said the blast was followed by sporadic gunfire.

An AFP correspondent reported hearing the explosion from about 10 kilometres (six miles) away, and one resident said he saw a car speeding toward a military roadblock ahead of the blast.

From all indications, it was a suicide attempt because we saw a man… speeding towards the JTF formation and few seconds after we heard a devastating sound,” said a resident who asked not to be named, referring to the military joint task force.

After the blast, “some houses were set ablaze and the whole area was cordoned off,” he said, adding that residents had fled the neighbourhood. (pm news)

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Lindartist

    December 14, 2011 at 5:47 AM

    Wot a world? Deliver us evil doers Oh Lord!

  2. Lindartist

    December 14, 2011 at 5:56 AM

    Indeed d world’s gradually comin’ 2 an end~
    pray Lyk nevä b4…b WATCHFUL’ nd Careful……

  3. Gabriel Nagaba

    December 14, 2011 at 10:59 AM

    Doomed country indeed no wrest. God surely save us because no security in the country only God can save us.

  4. oge ozonta

    December 14, 2011 at 4:08 PM

    my dear ur right, bt we can still make it with prayers n by bringing forign security into d country instead of keepin quiet.

  5. osas omo

    March 12, 2012 at 9:09 PM

    let us continue to pray to GOD in d name of JESUS for Nigeria.It is only GOD dat can save Nigeria.

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