Col. SK Usman, Ag. Director Army Public Relation (DAPR) said “the suicide bomber was spotted by a vigilant duty sentry attempting to infiltrate troops forward defensive line along Madagali-Limankara road. He was gunned down by the vigilant sentry as he failed to stop when halted.”
He continued, “the accurate shot also detonated the Improvised Explosive Device vest and was blown into pieces.”
It wil be recalled that only last week, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosives device (IED) at Muna garage killing 8 persons and injured 15.