Another plan to kill innocent citizens during a festive season in Maiduguri has failed.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of the town.

Their plan was to infiltrate the town on Friday but somehow, they only managed to detonate the bombs strapped to their bodies behind the security trench at Muna Garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

Those were the four powerful explosions that occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm, sending terrifying echoes to many parts of the town.

NEMA’s Northeast Zonal Coordinator, Mr Bashir Garga, said that terrifying echoes by the explosions caused some residents of the area to flee which made them to sustain injuries.

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Garga added that the wounded were referred to a hospital in Maiduguri for treatment.

“Details on the incident is still sketchy. It occurred behind the trenches and only the suicide bombers were killed,” he said, adding that normalcy has been restored to the area.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Muna garage is prone to suicide bomb attacks and the military had imposed a dusk to dawn curfew to secure the area.

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