Boko Haram: Premature detonation kills female suicide bomber in Gombe
Nigerian soldiers on Sunday foiled a suicide bomb attack on the military Barracks in Gombe state North- eastern Nigeria. The female bomber was stopped at the security check point at the Barrack entrance. According to a statement from the military spokesman, the lady had primed herself with improvised explosive devices concealed under her Hijjab.
The interception followed an intelligence report indicating that a terrorist group was plotting to attack Barracks around Gombe using female suicide bombers.
The bomb detonated during the search and the bomber alongside one of the soldiers searching her died in the explosion. Another was wounded.