Troops intercept Suicide Bomber at Sabon Gari Jidari


Troops of 101 Battalion, 7 Division Garrison on foot patrol along with some elements of Civilian JTF, Monday intercepted a suspected male suicide bomber at Sabon Gari Jidari.
The suspect carrying primed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) concealed in a blue stabilizer casing gave his name as Yusuf Tasiu.
He was dispossessed of the explosives while the Nigeria Police Explosive Ordnance Devices expert safely detonated it.
The suicide bomber is currently being interrogated, a statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations said.
In a related development, Vigilante group at Njidari village, South East of Damboa, conducted clearance operations against suspected Boko Haram terrorists hideout close to Ngwalimeri village, east of Bale in Borno State.
The vigilante destroyed the camp and recovered 1 AK-47 rifle with registration number 565203224 with locally fabricated 5 rounds of 7.62mm (Special) ammunitions and a pair of military uniform.
The leader of the vigilante handed over same to the Headquarters of 25 Task Force Brigade in Damboa.


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