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A female suicide bomber earlier today killed a soldier and many others in an attack targeted at a military formation in Gombe.
The woman was said to have arrived the military quarter guard around 11:15am on a motorcycle, hugged the said soldier and detonated the explosive.
Eyewitnesses believe the bomb was detonated prematurely.
The office of the commandant of the 301 battalion is located at the quarter guard.
Read the Daily Trust report below:

The suicide bomber was instantly killed in the explosion along with the soldier, while other soldiers who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the 301 military barracks in Gombe, Daily Trust learnt.
The military in the immediate aftermath of the attack cordoned the area from the Union Bank round about to Corner’ Alheri along the Gombe-Bui road.
Two structures constructed by the military, one inside the office from where they monitor the movement of people and another outside the office building, were destroyed by the
blast.
The Gombe state police spokesman, DSP Fwaje Atajiri, and the state police commissioner Abdullahi Kudu Nma could not be reached by telephone as all their mobile phones were switched off as at the time of filling this report.

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