NAF Special Forces Detect Suicide Bombers at University of Maiduguri

April 10th, 2018
THE Special Forces of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, in conjunction with some Nigerian Army troops, successfully foiled a suicide bombing attack by Boko Haram terrorists at University of Maiduguri, Borno StateA�on SundayA�night.
According to the Air Force, in a statement by its spokesman, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, the Boko Haram suicide bombers tried to gain access into the University but were quickly detected by the NAF Special Forces.
a�?The vest on one of the suicide bombers was said to have been detonated before they could gain access into the hostel, leading to a commotion.
a�?However, there was no reported fatality except for the suicide bomber, whose counterparts immediately fled, when the NAF Special Forces and the Nigerian Army troops opened fire on them, the NAF Agusta Light Utility Helicopter then went in pursuit of the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists, following which an additional suicide bomber was identified and neutralised.
a�?The NAF Agusta LUH was still searching for the other fleeing Boko Haram terrorists as at the time of filing this report while members of the populace, especially around the University premises were, therefore, requested to be very vigilant,a�? the statement said.A�

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