Troops foil suicide attack on UNIMAID, kill suicide bomber
Special Forces of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, in conjunction with some Nigerian Army troops, successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at University of Maiduguri, Borno State last night
The vest on one of the suicide bombers detonated before they could gain access into the hostel. Only the suicide bomber died in the attack.
” However, there was no reported fatality except for the suicide bomber, whose counterparts immediately fled, when the NAF Special Forces and the NA troops opened fire on them, “the NAF Agusta Light Utility Helicopter then went in pursuit of the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists , following which an additional suicide bomber was identified and neutralized.
The NAF Agusta LUH was still searching for the other fleeing Boko Haram as at the time of filing this report. Members of the populace, especially around the University premises are, therefore, requested to be very vigilant.