By Concise News correspondents
A suicide bomber and a local vigilante were killed during an attempt on a Maiduguri mosque on Tuesday morning, a security official has confirmed.
Borno Police spokesman, Victor Isuzu, said a male suicide bomber carried out the attack at the Dalori area of the state capital.
“Today at about 0522hrs, a male suicide bomber detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to his body near a mosque at Dalori Quarters situated along Maiduguri/ Konduga /Bama road.
“The bomber killed himself and a local vigilante- the civilian JTF operative who tried to prevent him from getting close to the mosque where many faithful in the locality were observing their early morning prayers,” he said.