Boko Haram Bomber Blows Up Self As Civilian Confronts Him In Borno Market

There was a failed attempt by a suicide bomber to attack and wreak havoc at Rumirgo Market in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday morning.

The attack was thwarted by a vigilante civilian who accosted him as the suicide bomber was heading to Rumirgo market. gathered that in the process of interrogation, the terrorist believed to be a member of the dreaded Islamic sect blew himself up and died on the spot.

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The vigilante group member, however, sustained injuries.

Troops nearby were said to had quickly moved in and rushed him to hospital for medical treatment.

The situation in the area is now under control with people going about their normal businesses.

Defence Headquarters had earlier in the week placed Nigerian troops on maximum alert to forestall further attacks in the North East region.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director Army Public Relations, confirmed the incident.

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He urged the public to continue to be more vigilant and security conscious.

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