By Ibrahim Imam – The Defence headquarters on Saturday said two male suicide bombers dressed like mad women carried out suicide bomb attack in Gombi Adamawa State that left 5people dead and several wounded.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has put the casualty figure at 9dead, 24 injured.
The defence authorities said this is the new method devised by suicide bombers to attack unsuspected victims, warning the public to be vigilant.
Members of the Boko Haram insurgents now “dress like a lunatic to gain unsuspecting access to public areas to detonate bombs.” It said in a tweet.
Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar urged the public to be aware of this tactics by insurgents, urging Nigerians “to be security conscious at all times and endeavour to report any suspicious person or object to security agencies for prompt action.”