Attempts by suicide bombers to attack a mosque and a security post in Borno State were foiled by vigilant security men and volunteers.
It was gathered that the incidents occurred at Usmanti and Kaleri area of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State.
The first attack occurred about midnight on Tuesday when the suicide bomber targeted a security outpost in the area, but was quickly spotted and blown off after a shot from a security operative.
No casualty was involved except the male suicide bomber.
The second attempt occurred during the early morning prayer at 5:30am on Wednesday when two suicide bombers, a male and female, attempted to enter a mosque while prayer was on.
They were spotted by security volunteers who belong to the Civilian JTF.
They accosted them.
The terrorists detonated their explosives, which killed them on the spot and one security volunteer.
Two other people were injured.
The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency in the North-East, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, confirmed that rescue workers have evacuated the bodies to mortuary after the incidents.