Two female suicide bombers gunned down by police in Nigeria

Monitoring Desk

NAIROBI: Police gunned down two suspected female suicide bombers Maiduduri city of Nigeria and around eight people were injured in the incident.

Victor Isuku, the Borno State police spokesman said in a statement that the female suicide bombers detonated explosives against a taxi on Maiduguri-Mafa highway, close to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) checkpoint in the outskirt of Maiduguri and adding the two suicide bombers died in the incident.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army claimed that they rescued six herdsmen abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Kamuya community of northeast Yobe State.