From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri
Borno state police command yesterday confirmed that security operatives foiled an attack by three suicide bombers who attempted to infiltrate Bama town.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Edet Okon said this in a statement, saying the bombers were killed before reaching the target.
“Yesterday at about 10pm, three suicide bombers who attempted to infiltrate Bama town through Ajilari area were sighted and challenged by security operatives at guard location”.
“The bombers hurriedly detonated the IEDs strapped to their bodies killing themselves only. The area has been rendered safe by PMF and EOD personnel of the Nigeria Police Force. Normalcy has also been restored”, the statement said.
“The Commissioner of Police Borno State, Damian Chukwu thereby urged residents to go about their lawful activities without fear as the police will continue to do their best to protect lives and properties, it added.”