Police officers at a checkpoint near the Federal High Court complex in the early hours of today foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack.
Officers on duty stopped two suspected suicide bombers, a male and a female, who then blew themselves up.
A third suicide bomber, a female, was arrested.
Police Spokesman for Borno state, VICTOR ISUKU said the suspects were found creeping in the dark towards the police post at about three fifty a.m.
ISUKU said the police has now detonated the unexploded IEDs found on the suspects leading to loud blasts in parts of Maiduguri.