Terrorism

Troops foil a suicide attack's mission in Gombe


The Nigeria troops has reportedly killed a suicide bomber who rammed into a military check point at Bajoga, Gombe state on Tuesday.

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) in the state,  said that bomber's attempt to escape failed as he was brought down by vigilant soldiers when he tried to flee after hitting a military Amoured Personnel Carrier with his IED laden Honda car.

The explosives which failed to detonate has been evacuated and handed over to the police.

According statement also, security forces in Kano raided terrorists' hideout in Nasarawa Local Government Area, leading to the arrest of bomb making experts there, the experts according to the news, are already helping in the investigation into activities of bombers lately.

"Officers believe that the efforts will yield useful clues.

"Troops deployed in all locations of the counter terrorism campaign have been directed to sustain the tempo of operations all through the period of seasonal celebrations

"It is also to ensure that the intention of terrorists to attack civilian target while avoiding troops is duly frustrated.'

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