The Nigerian Army has said it has killed a female suicide bomber who was carrying an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) at Kara Cattle market axis, Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno State.

In a statement on Monday by Army Spokesperson, Col. Sani Usman, the incident which happened on Sunday led to minor injuries on two soldiers and a Civilian JTF member.

Usman said the troops had suspected the suicide bomber and insisted that she stopped but she refused to.

According to Usman, one of the soldiers shot at her and the IED exploded just as she fell to the ground.