Mother of evil: Female sucide bomber dies in Gombe

Military authorities on Sunday announced that Nigerian troops have foiled an attempt by a female suicide bomber to bomb a military Barrack in Gomb.

suicide beltAccording to the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, the woman died in the process of troops carrying out search on her.

Also, a soldier carrying out the search died while another one was wounded.

Olukolade said the troops were able to foil the operation based on intelligence report, assuring that normal activities have since resumed around the area.

Olukolade’s statement reads: “Troops mounting a security check point at a Barrack entrance in Gombe this morning intercepted a lady suicide bomber while she was attempting to gain entry into the barracks.

“The lady suicide bomber who had primed herself with improvised explosive devices concealed under her Hijjab was intercepted when troops acting on intelligence report indicating that a terrorist group was plotting to attack Barracks around Gombe using female suicide bombers, halted her and as she was being searched the bomb detonated killing the lady.

“Unfortunately one of the troops conducting the search also died while another was wounded in the explosion.

“Normal activities have since resumed in the barracks”.

If confirmed, the incident will the first recorded case of a female suicide bomb attack in Nigeria.