Nemesis has caught up with two teenage suicide bombers in Borno state.

They were killed on Wednesday morning while attempting to detonate a bomb in a mosque in Borno State.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Damian Chukwu, confirmed this in a statement.

He revealed the attackers tried to gain entry into the Alhaji Bunu Mosque during the morning prayers in Jiddari Polo general area on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the state capital.

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Chukwu added that the bombers, who were between the ages of 13 and 16 years were, however, prevented by the policemen on patrol and unarmed vigilante men also praying in the same mosque.

The police commissioner affirmed that no other casualty was recorded in the incident.

He noted that normalcy has been restored in the area and the remains of the girls have been evacuated.