Suicide bombers attack petrol tankers in Borno State

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Three suicide bombers lost their lives today along Damboa Road in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State.

According to the Borno state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Damian Chuckwu, two female bombers and a male bomber attacked petroleum tankers parked near a filling station along Damboa road. Two of them detonated while the third was gunned down by a soldier.

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The petrol tankers burnt during the explosion but fire fighters quickly brought the fire under control. There was no record of civilian casualties.

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