The Police in Borno northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday a male suicide bomber detonated an IED strapped to his body close to an Airtel Mast in Mandarari village in Konduga LGA resulting in explosion and killing the bomber and four civillian JTF operatives. Five other persons were injured.
The Borno State Police Command immediately deployed men and other combat teams to sanitize the scene and restore normalcy.
The corpses and the injured have been evacuated to the hospital.
The Commissioner of Police Borno State, Damian Chukwu again assures members of the public of the readiness of the Command to protect lives and properties.
He also urges members of the public to always remain vigilant and report suspicious persons and activities to the Police or other security agencies.