The Police in Borno disclosed on Wednesday that troops fighting to dislodge Boko Haram terrorists, in Borno, at about 1.45pm foiled an attempt by a male suicide bomber with IED strapped on his body to attack men of SARS and their Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) patrol team at Muna garage area.
The Police said, “In an attempt to gun him (Male Suicide Bomber) down, the IED exploded killing the bomber.
“A civilian identity unknown was also killed in the explosion, while seven civilians and four SARS personnel were injured”.
A statement by ASP Murtala Ibrahim, the 2i/c Borno Police Command said, “The Armoured vehicle suffered damage as a result of the blast”.
“Casualties were rushed to University of Maiduguri Teaching hospital, and are responding to treatment.
“Normalcy has been restored and the area sanitized.”
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