Troops have prevented a major suicide bomb attack in Gamborou in Ngala Local government area of Borno State.
Two female suicide bombers were killed by troops before activating the improvised explosive device strapped to their bodies in the town.
Another was intercepted and her improvised explosive device defused.
Spokesman of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement that the two killed bombers were intercepted by troops on patrol while attempting to infiltrate Ungwae Yobe in the town.
It will be recalled that 10 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in the town, last January 3.