A male suicide bomber sent by Boko Haram militants has killed three civilians JTF and injured several others at a checkpoint near Maiduguri according to a security source.
The male bomber who rode on a bicycle to Bale village near Giwa Barracks detonated the bomb at a check-point along road at the outskirts of the city, about 3km to Giwa Barrack, killings at least 3 people and injured four other.
A top civilians source told SaharaReporters that a suicide bomber killed three of their men at a checkpoint.
Another source said ”a suicide bomber came on a bicycle about 06:07 pm before our men could realize who he was he blew up himself and killed three others, so we have taken the injured ones to the hospital. ”
Bale is a village a few kilometers after Giwa Barracks some 2 kilometres from Maiduguri the Borno state capital.