Vigilante Members Killed Three Female Suicide Bombers In Adamawa


ADAMAWA/By Tom Garba, Yola – Hunters working as vigilante group Wednesday foiled what could have been another bomb blast in Gulak headquarters of Madagali, following the killing of three female suicide bombers who attempted to ramp into a sleepy village called Dar to detonate bomb hidden under their dresses.

The Commissioner for Agriculture in Adamawa, Waziri Hamman made the disclosure while briefing journalists after State Executive Council Meeting Wednesday in Yola.

 According to him, the three female suicide bombers who came from Bakin Dutse a village near  Gulak were detected and shut dead immediately by members of the vigilante who are on full alert in the area.

 “Two of the victims age between eleven and twelve, while the other an adult woman came from Bakin Dutse village, when the members of the vigilante cited them, they were shut dead while attempting ramp in to Dar market”.

 The commissioner said there was no casualties recorded, as the timely killing of the suspects prevented the suspects from achieving their target.

 Yusuf Mohammed, Chairman Madagali also confirmed the incident saying.

Narrating the story, he said: “Today is Dar market day and we strongly suspect that the bombers were on their way to the busy market.”

He urged the people of Madagali to continue to be security conscious and vigilant to contain such threats in the area.

The spokesman of 28 Task-Force Battalion Mubi, Major Akintoye Badare, said “three female suicide bombers were contained at Bakin Dutse.

The incident is coming just a day after army repelled insurgents attack on Dar village of the area of the same local government.


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