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Boko Haram: Six Suspected Suicide Bombers Arrested In Maiduguri

Less than 48 hours after suicide bombers attacked Sabon Gari Market in Damboa local government council killing 51 people, another set of six suspected suicide bombers were arrested on Wednesday by members of the civilian JTF and paraded at Sector 4 located at Milk Shop in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

DAILY POST also reports that the arrest was coming few hours after local vigilante in Damboa reported a threat letter warning of more attacks.

Speaking to our correspondent, a member of the civilian JTF at the milk shop in Maiduguri, Umar Hassan disclosed that the suspects hid improvised explosive devices, IEDs under the basket they used for hawking medicine.

“They pretended to be medicine vendors selling paracetamol, panadol and other tablets. When we arrested them, one of them who confessed, said they were to target Maiduguri Monday Market. We handed them to soldiers”, he said.

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