Niger: foiled several suicide bombings in Bosso in the Southeast

Boko Haram suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday night at Bosso, in the southeastern Niger. Attacks that have made more victims than perpetrators.
“Four suicide bombers from Boko Haram who were wearing explosive belts died after (them) have exploded Sunday, October 4 at 9:00 p.m. local time (2000 GMT) but without making civil or military victims,” ​​said the mayor of Bosso, Bako Mamadou. “The insurgents have fortunately achieved any military or nerve center of the city,” he assured.
“The assailants, who came on foot from neighboring Nigeria, activated their explosive charges when the military started shooting in their direction at three different locations in the city,” he said. “This morning we found the bodies of three ragged suicide bombers. The fourth, who was still wearing his explosive belt and whose body is almost intact was shot dead by the security forces, “said Mamadou.
The police have reinforced security around Bosso and were conducting intensive excavations in the city, said a humanitarian source. Bosso, near Lake Chad, was deserted by many of its inhabitants from an Islamist attack on February 6, the first on Nigerian soil.
“The elements of Boko Haram are still not far away: they are just on the other side of the river Yobe River, which serves as a natural border between Niger and Nigeria,” said another humanitarian source.

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