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Isuku said: “At about 2359hours on Friday, a suicide bomber trying to infiltrate Custom House IDP camp along Maiduguri-Gamboru/Ngala road, was intercepted and gunned down by troops when he refused to stop for a routine check

Usman said: “Today at about 6.15am, two suspected female Boko Haram suicide bombers attempted to attack Internally Displaced Persons fetching water at a borehole located about three kilometres, outskirt of Monguno

In a statement by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Dati, FAAN said: “The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria is constrained to advise all airport users, especially passengers and airline operators, to be security conscious at airports, following the spate of recent security breaches, including bomb blasts, at some airports around the world

The statement said: “Troops of 7 Division recovered and successfully detonated Improvised Explosive Device planted by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that came in a tricycle in Gomari, Maiduguri, on Wednesday in conjunction with Nigeria Police Explosive Ordinance Device team

A statement by the spokesman of the DHQ, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, said: “The military high command has discovered that the Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) in the areas have used such lethal instruments over time to push their callous terrorist cause. For easy identification, it is important to note that cluster bombs are bombs that house submunitions, that is, smaller explosives contained in individual cases. These bombs are used against large areas containing many targets, such as columns of vehicles, marketplaces, places of worship or large troop concentration as the case may be