Troops Kill Three Female Suicide Bombers, Recover RPG
Nigerian army

Troops of the Nigerian army under the 22 Brigade Garrison have killed three suspected female suicide bombers in Borno State.

Statement obtained from the Deputy Director of Public Relations, Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu on Monday had it that the suspected terrorists were neutralised on Sunday during a patrol around Kubtara village in the LGA of Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

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Concise also gathered that the troop recovered some weapons from the terrorist comprising one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) and a suicide vest.

Nwachukwu stated that the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, commended the troops for the quick response in tracking the terrorists.

He, however, encouraged them to be more daring, vigilant and steadfast, as they clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists.